Visiting Sidney Museum - Health & Safety Protocols

By visiting the Museum you and your party agree to be in compliance with the following statements:

  • You do not have any of the following symptoms:
    • Fever
    • Chills
    • New or worsening cough
    • Shortness of breath
    • New muscle aches or headache
    • Sore throat
  • Have not travelled outside of Canada within the last 14 days.
  • Are not in close contact of a person who tested positive for COVID-19

Changes to Museum Operation:

  • All events, rentals, meetings, educational programs and external tours have been cancelled until further notice. 
  • Visitor traffic within the Museum will be along a single directional pathway.
  • Bathrooms are closed to the public. The closest public washrooms are located behind Tanner’s Bookstore.
  • Closing on Mondays and Tuesdays this summer will give us extra time to clean and care for the museum and collection.

For Your Safety:

  • We are limiting numbers within the Museum.
  • Timed entry – see above for details.
  • Encouraging physical distancing with signage, spacing ‘dots,’ and route markers.
  • Providing physical barriers such as Plexiglas shields in customer service areas.
  • Closing all hands-on, interactive elements to limit visitor contact in our galleries. One of our staff will be happy to help you with these elements upon request.
  • Providing substantial access to hand sanitizer.
  • Increasing cleaning and disinfecting throughout our facility.
  • Payments can be made online in advance through, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Interac Flash, and cash deposited by the visitor in the donation bin.

For Our Safety:

  • If you are feeling sick, or have any flu or cold like symptoms, please stay home.
  • Stay home if you have:
    • Travelled outside of Canada within the last 14 days
    • Been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19
    • Are under a provincial/territorial or local health order.
  • Practice good hygiene
    • We have hand sanitizer available throughout the museum.
    • Avoid touching your face.
    • Cough or sneeze into your elbow.
    • Keep your family unit together throughout your visit with children within reach at all times.
    • Maintain physical distance with 6 feet/2 metres away from others.
  • Please be patient!

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at: