Triangle Museums in Phase 2.5
Some area attractions have reopened, but some have not
When N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper announced that our state was moving into Phase 2.5 of the reopening plan, that meant that museums could open at 50-percent capacity. Each museum in the Triangle has its own schedule and method for resuming operations safely for visitors.
Check out this list of area attractions and their current reopening status:
- CAM Raleigh remains closed.
- Duke Homestead is open under their COVID-19 operation plan.
- Historic Stagville is open under their COVID-19 operation plan.
- Kidzu Children’s Museum remains closed, but the Virtual Museum is open anytime.
- Marbles Kids Museum reopened Sept. 16 with advance purchase of timed-entry tickets.
- Morehead Planetarium and Science Center remains closed. Enjoy the online hub Morehead At Home anytime.
- Museum of Durham History remains closed.
- Museum of Life and Science is open under their COVID-19 operation plan. All visitors are required to purchase/reserve timed-entry tickets in advance. View additional information for your visit here.
- Nasher Museum of Art remains closed.
- NC Museum of Art is open under their COVID-19 operation plan. Advance reservation of free timed-entry tickets is required for all visitors.
- NC Museum of History is open under their COVID-19 operation plan, including time set aside for immunocompromised visitors and senior citizens.
- NC Museum of Natural Sciences reopens Sept. 22. All visitors should reserve in advance free timed-entry tickets. Science at Home resources are available.
- NC Railway Museum remains closed until at least Oct. 2, 2020.
- NC State Capitol remains closed.
- Raleigh City Museum remains closed.
- Raleigh Fire Museum remains closed.
Be sure to practice the “3 Ws” when you venture outside your home. That means WEAR a face covering, WAIT at least 6 feet apart and WASH your hands or use hand sanitizer frequently.
This information is correct as of the publish date. Because of frequent changes, we advise double-checking online before travelling to a point of interest.