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Swift Current Museum Re-Opening Plan

The Swift Current Museum will be re-opening to the public as of Monday, August 24, 2020.

Public viewing hours will be Monday to Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. We will be closed Saturdays and Sundays.

Only self guided viewing of our temporary and main galleries will be available. Education programs, meetings, events, receptions, and guided tour programming are currently on hold, pending pandemic conditions.

FACILITY GUIDELINES & RESTRICTIONS:

  • Masks are required and must cover both the mouth and nose at all times. As per City of Swift Current guidelines the only exceptions are children under the age of two and anyone who is unable to remove the mask without assistance. Subject to availability, the Museum shop will offer re-usable masks for sale.
    • Bandanas and gaitor masks are not appropriate face coverings.
    • Face shields are not accepted as substitutes for a mask.
  • Plexiglas barriers for staff service desks will be in place.
  • Two metres of physical distancing between all individuals, visitors and staff, not from the same household will be mandatory. Physical distancing indicators are present on the Museum’s floors for reference. Keep two meters away from others and wait your turn to visit an exhibit. Always keep your group together and keep children within reach. Groups of 6+ may be asked to split into smaller groups.
  • Hand washing frequently will be encouraged and available in public washrooms. Hand sanitizer will be available. Washrooms will be checked regularly for cleanliness.
  • Building occupancy limits be enforced.
  • Visitors will signs of illness, such as cold and flu-like symptoms, will be instructed not to enter the building. Visitors observed by staff to have symptoms will be asked to leave.
  • Outgoing purchases from the Museum shop will be packaged in a single-use bag. Reusable bags will be discouraged, and staff will not be allowed to touch a patron’s reusable bags
  • Regular disinfecting of commonly touched surfaces will be completed.
  • Food and drink are not permitted in the Museum. A picnic table is located outside on the east side of the building.
  • Contact information may be gathered at time of entry. Your information will not be used for promotional purposes and will only be shared with the Saskatchewan Health Authority if required.
  • Marked routes through the galleries are provided for the safety of visitors and staff.
  • Bringing your own masks, strollers, and wheelchairs is encouraged.

Washrooms:
One person or family will be allowed in public washrooms at a time. Commonly touched surfaces will be disinfected on a regular schedule. Visitors use the washrooms at their own risk.

Reference:
We will follow best practices as we progress with reference to guidelines and standards as set by the Province in information sources such as:  https://pubsaskdev.blob.core.windows.net/pubsask-prod/119651/Re-Open%252BSaskatchewan%252B-%252BJuly%252B21.pdf