Looking for a way to stimulate your mind this week? Following changes in COVID-19 restrictions by the state, the Bakken Museum is reopening its science exhibits tomorrow, Tuesday, January 12, with hours from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
“We’re excited to welcome visitors back to the Bakken Museum with careful health and safety measures in place,” Joe Imholte, vice president of programs and operations, said in a press release. “STEM literacy has, perhaps, never mattered as much as it does now. As a museum focused on innovation and inspiration, we invite guests to explore STEM concepts and ask questions in a fun and welcoming environment.”
As per the release, safety guidelines at the museum mandate face coverings for guests over the age of 2. Here is a full list of precautions:
- All museum admission requires a reserved arrival time. Tickets can be purchased online in advance.
- The museum’s heating, cooling, ventilation, and air conditioning system (HVAC) has been adjusted to increase the percentage of outdoor air throughout our facility.
- Handwashing and hand sanitizer stations are available throughout the museum.
- Face coverings are required for all guests over age 2.
- High touch areas are being cleaned frequently.
- Room layouts have been altered to ensure social distancing.
- Anyone experiencing a fever, cough, shortness of breath, or any other known symptom of COVID-19, are asked not to visit the museum.