History Museum on the Square Announces Reopening

The History Museum on the Square, USA Today’s #1 Best New Attraction in the USA, announced they will be reopening to the public following the COVID-19 lockdown on May 28.

The Museum will run on a limited schedule. They will be open only four days a week, Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m..

The Museum will limit capacity inside the building to 25 people due to the city of Springfield’s mandate on capacity.

The Museum is also taking the following steps to protect guests:

  • The Museum will be deep cleaned each morning before opening, have scheduled cleaning throughout the day, and interactive surfaces will be sanitized as needed throughout the day.
  • All staff will be required to wear face masks.  
  • All guests will be asked to wear face masks and use provided hand sanitizer upon entering the Museum.
  • The Museum will encourage social distancing with stickers placed on the floor and signs throughout the Museum.
  • Interactives within the Museum where social distancing is not possible will be limited to one group at a time and sanitized between groups.

Museum officials said in a statement they would continue to monitor edicts from the city of Springfield and Springfield-Greene County Health Department officials in regards to protecting museum patrons.

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