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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

The Museum of Science, Boston, one of the world's largest science centers, reopened to the public on July 26 in accordance with the Massachusetts Reopening Plan's Phase III guidelines. To maintain visitor and staff safety — the top priority — the Museum has adapted protocols based on the latest science, including revised booking procedures, mask requirements, social distancing measures, and updated or amended exhibitions.

For more information on what to expect when you visit, please see our Frequently Asked Questions and and our Code of Conduct

Coronavirus: A Community Conversation at the Museum of Science

On Sunday, March 8th, the Museum of Science, in collaboration with WGBH, hosted a free, community-wide town-hall forum to discuss the latest details around the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). This was an opportunity to convene a discussion with experts and local leaders to ask questions about how a potential outbreak could impact you, your family, and the community.

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On June 29, members of the public were invited to participate in this free, community-wide virtual conversation about the ways that COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted underserved communities. As part of the Hunger to Health Collaboratory, the Museum of Science convened a panel of experts to discuss COVID in our communities.

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Community Resources

Earlier this year, the Museum implemented its Epidemic Disease & Pandemic Response Policy, which has guided its actions in preparation for and in response to the declaration of a pandemic, ensuring that staff, volunteers, and guests are safe, while minimizing the impact on Museum operations. Additional Resources can be found here:

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To see how the Museum continues to monitor this quickly evolving situation, please visit our Press Room