BOSTON (CBS) – Starting next month, the Boston Children’s Museum will be back open to the public.
The museum announced on Thursday that it will initially open for Saturdays and Sundays during the month of May and then will expand to Wednesdays through Sundays starting June 2.READ MORE: Worcester triple-decker fire death toll grows to 4 after additional victims discovered
The museum voluntarily closed in December after a rise in COVID-19 cases across the state.
WE'RE REOPENING! We are thrilled to have you back starting May 1st for the #SummerOfPlay, a summer-long celebration featuring fun, hands-on, safe & social activities, access to ALL exhibits (and the brand-new Fantastic Forts!), and a tent for outdoor fun! https://t.co/nNGmWm6h52 pic.twitter.com/3jGaIzRNCp
— Boston Children's Museum (@BosChildMuseum) April 15, 2021
The two time slots available to go to the museum will be 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m-4:30 p.m. Starting on April 16, tickets will be available online at https://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/reopening. Admission will only be available by advance registration and ticketing.READ MORE: New robots help Mansfield distribution center workers become more productive, less fatigued
Every guest over the age of two will be required to wear masks.
The museum says it is launching a “Summer of Play celebration” for families that includes “access to all Museum exhibits including the New Balance Foundation Climb, outdoor programs under the tent, the new Fantastic Forts exhibit, PlaySpace, the new Turtle Tank, and everyday hands-on activities involving science, art, music, and more.”MORE NEWS: Staff shortage at Greater Boston Food Bank impacting hundreds of food banks statewide
The Boston Children’s Museum has also created a new camp called “Explore It Summer Camp”, that will provide week-long, in-person experiences for young kids this summer.