CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) REPORT
THE MILITARY AVIATION MUSEUM IS REOPENING ON JUNE 5, 2020
9AM – 10AM DAILY: FOR SENIORS & THOSE WITH COMPROMISED IMMUNE SYSTEMS
10AM – 5PM DAILY: FOR ALL VISITORS
UPDATED: JUNE 3, 2020
It has been 11 weeks since our voluntary closure in mid-March and we are happy to announce that we will be reopening this coming Friday, June 5th in accordance with the issuance of Executive Order 65. The staff is working diligently to prepare the museum for visitors, and we wanted to tell you just a little bit more about what we will be doing to keep you all safe!
- We have renovated our Museum Store and Lobby to allow our guests to practice Physical Distancing. We will also be utilizing the museum’s ramp space (weather permitting) to display some of our airplanes to allow people to spread out and respect each other’s space.
- We are continuing our rigorous schedule of cleaning and disinfecting high-touch surfaces such as door handles, restrooms, etc. The cleaning schedule will be posted where it is visible on especially high-touch areas.
- Our Museum Store will continue to make use of Online Ordering and In-Store Pickup options to provide you flexibility while you shop.
- Mask (cloth face covering) usage on the part of staff and visitors in the Museum is mandatory.
- The Museum is instituting a sick patron policy which will require that those who are sick, symptomatic, or caring for someone who is sick visit another time.
- We will continue to offer free content and programs online for those practicing social distancing and remaining in their homes.
- High traffic areas of the museum will have a flow pattern marked on the floor to aid visitor distancing efforts.
While many of our great aircraft and exhibits will be available for view, there are a few continued disruptions that we want to make sure you are aware of! This page will be regularly updated to correspond to changes in the museum’s operations.
- Our popular free tours of the Goxhill Tower, WWI Hangar and WWII Luftwaffe Hangar are not available at this time.
- Although we are taking the steps necessary to resume offering our Bi-Plane rides, they are not available at this time.
- The children’s play area inside the museum and the flight simulators are not available at the present time.
- Several of our button-operated interactive elements have also been disabled and are labeled accordingly for visitors.
Story credit: https://militaryaviationmuseum.org/