Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Dresden Exhibition being showcased, as C-K Museum sets reopening date

The Chatham–Kent Museum has announced that they are reopening on Wednesday, September 30 with their ‘Carnivals! Festivals! Fairs! Oh My!’ exhibit that celebrates the fair tradition in Chatham-Kent, from the Jaycee Fair to the Dresden Exhibition.

“We are thrilled to be reopening this exhibit for a limited time after its unexpected closure in March due to COVID-19,” Municipal officials said in a press release.

“Following several weeks of strategizing, our museum team is ready to implement our reopening plan, which offers each visitor a fun, enjoyable, and, most importantly, safe experience.”

Municipal officials added: “We have introduced enhanced safety measures in line with COVID-19 public health guidelines. These include, but are not limited to, new public hours, reduced visitor capacity, timed admission, and enhanced cleaning protocols.

What you need to know

New Public Hours:

– Wednesday to Saturday

– 11 A.M. to 12 P.M. for seniors (65+)

– 12 P.M. to 4 P.M. for the general public

Please be advised:

– You can bring up to nine people with you that are part of your social circle.

– Please arrive no earlier than five minutes prior to your scheduled visit.

– Interactives will be limited and the Imagination Station will remain closed.

– Masks must be worn in accordance with the Chatham-Kent mandatory mask by-law (101-2020), unless a patron is exempted under that by-law.

– The use of hand sanitizer is required prior to entering the exhibit space and exiting.

– By entering, you acknowledge and agree on behalf yourself and those for whom you are a parent or guardian, that as an indoor facility the use of this building may include possible exposure to and illness from infectious diseases such as COVID-19, and you freely assumes all such risks.

– Before you visit, we ask that each member of your party complete the Ontario Ministry of Health self-assessment for COVID-19. If you are not feeling well, please reschedule your visit for another day.

To register for your museum visit, visit www.chatham-kent.ca/CKmuseum.

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