Bennington Museum reopening Friday with new hours

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Bennington Potter exhibit at the Bennington Museum. (Frank Di Martino / Flickr / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

BENNINGTON, Vt. (NEWS10) — The Bennington Museum is reopening its doors to visitors starting Friday at 1 p.m. The new hours for galleries and shops are Monday through Saturday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., and till 8 p.m. on Fridays.

The museum says it has instituted several COVID-19 safety protocols:

  • Visitors 2 and up must wear masks covering noses and mouths
  • Anyone with a temperature over 100 F will be turned away
  • Hand sanitizer stations installed throughout
  • Signage and distance markers remind visitors to social distance in lines
  • Occupancy limits in place at each gallery
  • Cashless payment only
  • Daily deep cleaning of all hard surfaces

Guests should bring their own face covering, but they are also available for sale at the museum store. The museum also asks people feeling unwell or who may have been in contact with a covid patient to stay home.

The Grandma Moses Schoolhouse and the Museum’s Research Library are staying closed for now. However, you can still send research inquiries to the Collections Manager via email.

“We are very happy to be able to welcome back visitors to Bennington Museum in a controlled and limited way to help ensure the safety of visitors and staff.”

Joshua Campbell Torrance
Executive Director of the Bennington Museum

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