Museum Measures in the Age of Covid-19

April 30 2020

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Picture: The Royal Museums of Fine Arts

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The Royal Museums of Fine Arts in Belgium have posted a set of measures they will be introducing when they reopen on 19th May.

Here are some of them;

  • We will introduce a quota per hour to spread the number of visitors safely throughout the day. If you buy a ticket online, you will be asked to choose a timeslot. You can start your visit up to one hour after this. Please respect your chosen timeslot.
  • A one-way circuit through the museum will be outlined. Please stick to the trail.
  • Inside the museum, the rules of social distancing should be applied. We therefore ask visitors to keep a distance of at least 1.5 metres. 
  • Depending on the size of the rooms, more or less people will be admitted simulatneously. The allowed number will always be indicated at the entrance of each room.
  • Out of concern for both visitors and staff, we currently only accept payment by card  at the ticket desk. 
  • In order to reduce the risk of contamination, we do not offer audio guides.

The Art Newspaper have also published an article on the news that smaller museums in Paris will be reopening from 11th May. Larger museums look set to reopen later in June.

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