Existing comment: To our visitors, I am so pleased to welcome you back to the Smithsonian. We have missed you.
As we open our doors again, it is essential we all do our part to put safety first. During your visit, you will see new health and safety measures in place to protect our visitors, our staff, our volunteers, and our collections.

Our staff will:
Stay home when sick
Wear face coverings
Practice social distancing
Wash hands, sanitize, and practice good hygiene

Our public spaces will have:
Limited capacity
Increased cleaning and sanitization
Social-distancing signage and directions

Our visitor guidelines are:
Maintain a safe social distance
Wear a face covering
Wash hands, sanitize, and practice good hygiene

Thank you for your support of the Smithsonian and for doing your part to keep our community safe. Please come back soon.

Lonnie G. Bunch III
Secretary, Smithsonian Institution
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