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Museums and Zoos: Connecticut Phase I Reopening Rules

May 12, 2020

  • Museums and zoos may reopen outdoor areas only at 50% capacity
  • Close all indoor and interactive exhibits
  • No guided tours
  • Limit the maximum number of people allowed in each exhibit area
  • Close all indoor gift shops and food/snack places
  • Post floor markings to direct visitors in one-way flow
  • Install physical barriers for ticket counters
  • Install visual social distancing markers to maintain six foot distance
  • Attendants should remain at workstations throughout the day to minimize movement
  • Install contactless payment
  • Install touchless appliances where possible (paper towels, soap, trash)
  • Disinfect audio guides after each use
  • Ensure employees do not share equipment if possible, and clean equipment after each use if shared
  • Complete a thorough cleaning of the facility prior to reopening, including back room common areas, ticket counters, and restrooms

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