American Civil War Museum in Richmond reopens to the public


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — As debates continue over Confederate symbols and statues in RVA, the American Civil War Museum reopened Thursday.

Under the new reopening guidelines, visitors will be required to wear a face mask, wash their hands upon entry and maintain social distancing.

Unnecessary personal belongings must be left in the car to lower the chance of coronavirus transmission on surfaces.

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Staffers will get temperature checks upon arrival.

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Virginia Museum of History and Culture is set to reopen in July. Twenty Richmond-area museums announced on Wednesday, June 10, that they will work under the same safety guidelines as the city prepares to enter the next phase of Virginia’s reopening process.

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