OPENING WEEKEND MAY 1ST AND 2ND (SAT AND SUN) 11AM-4PM THEN THURSDAYS TO SATURDAYS 11AM-4PM
We are excited to welcome the community back to Chico History Museum after more than a year of COVID-19 closure. We are taking a careful, phased approach to reopening, with the safety of our volunteers, members, and guests our utmost priority.
We celebrate the diversity of our audiences and, as we open our doors again, are committed to doing so with equity, accessibility, and inclusion in mind.
GUIDELINES will UPDATE AS MANDATED BY AUTHORIZED AGENCIES.
as part of commitment to your health and safety during your visit, the museum Is implementing a number of measures, including:
Limiting the number of guests to promote a physically distanced and safe environment
Providing physical distance markers in high traffic areas and one-way directional flow
Frequent and thorough cleaning of all public spaces including, restrooms, exhibition areas, handrails, and counters
Adding a barrier to the reception area
Installing hand sanitizer stations throughout the museum
Offering curbside pick-up during museum hours for items purchased from our online store
ALL VISITORS ARE REQUIRED TO:
Stay home if not feeling well
Wear a face covering (except children under two years old), see below for more details. As of June 15, 2021, those who have received both doses of the vaccine may enter without a mask when visiting the museums. Verification may be required.
Practice 6’ physical distancing
Wash hands often
Stay behind physical barriers
Refrain from touching the collections and exhibits in the galleries.
Refrain from eating or drinking while in the museum
Face coverings with two or more layers of washable, tightly woven, breathable fabric or two layers with a pocket and a filter must be worn over the mouth and nose at all times by our volunteers and guests throughout your visit except children under the age of two.
In accordance with public health guidelines, face covers or respirators with one way valves, single-layer face coverings such as mesh masks, bandanas, neck gaiters and scarves, or any cloth not designed to function as a face cover, such as t-shirts or towels, are not permitted forms of face coverings. Each of these allow droplets to be expelled, putting others at risk.
Those instructed not to wear a cloth face covering by a medical provider are invited to visit the museum at another time when it is deemed safe to do so.
We appreciate your support in keeping Chico History Museum safe.
We look forward to your visit.
Special thanks to the City of Chico for its generous support of Chico History Museum.