The Ermatinger-Clergue National Historic Site opened on Tuesday, June 23, but visitors were asked to bring masks and gloves.
A media release from the city explained the use of protective equipment as for the personal safety of visitors and to protect the exhibits. Barriers in museum rooms will prevent the use of interactive and high-touch areas.
Museum visitors are asked to keep physical distancing of at least two metres and visitor flow will be managed accordingly, the release says.
Kathy Fisher, Curator, Ermatinger?Clergue National Historic Site says in the release, “We are excited to be open but continue to take guidance from the Province of Ontario and public health officials to limit risks to our visitors.
“Pending approval, additional services and programming can be accommodated mid-July with our outdoor Heritage Culinary experiences and annual strawberry and blueberry experiences,” she says.
The site is open Tuesday to Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Contact Ermatinger?Clergue National Historic Site at 705-759-5443 or email email@example.com for more information.
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