Parks Museum Reopens May 27

COVID-19 Update: Museum Re-Opening with Safety Protective Measures

The Gordon Parks Museum will re-open to the public with normal business hours.

Safety measures will be implemented for the safety of our visitors, students, community members, and employees effective Wednesday, May 27, 2020.

The following safety protective measures are as follows:

•Any visitor that has a fever or exhibits any signs of COVID-19, please do not enter the museum.

•At this time, the maximum amount of 15 visitors or less at a time will be allowed in the museum to practice safe social distancing under the This may change according to each phase that is issued. Visitors will maintain six feet between patrons throughout the museum.

•Interactive touch-free exhibits and play areas are closed to help maintain best practices for health and safety.

•Hand sanitizer will be available

.•Staff will use PPE as deemed necessary and will continue to clean extensively and frequently in the high-touch areas within the museum.

Thank you for your continued support and patience during this time. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns, 620-223-2700 ext. 5850 or email

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