The University of Nebraska State Museum-Morrill Hall will reopen to the public with limited operating hours and timed tickets beginning Aug. 5. Additional restrictions will apply for the safety of visitors, staff and researchers.
“We are excited to be welcoming back our members and visitors,” said Susan Weller, director of the NU State Museum. “I am looking forward to hearing the hum of conversations in the hallways again.”
Morrill Hall will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sundays.
A limited number of tickets will be available each hour, with final tickets available starting at 3:30 p.m. each day. In addition, the following restrictions and rules will be in place:
Some additional changes in museum amenities will be in place to promote visitor safety:
Upon reopening, Morrill Hall will feature a new temporary display, “Science Behind the News: Viruses.”
The display discusses the biology of viruses such as the novel coronavirus. The display was created and shared by the New York Hall of Science via the Association of Science and Technology Centers, of which the NU State Museum is a member.
Individuals or families with questions regarding Morrill Hall and its new operating procedures should visit https://museum.unl.edu or call 402-472-2637.