Photograph of Calvin Jones House and Gardens

COVID-19 Updates: Museum Reopens March 16

On Tuesday, March 16 the Wake Forest Historical Museum will reopen to the public; however, capacity will be limited to ten visitors at a time. All visitors over the age of 2 will be required to wear a cloth mask that covers their nose and mouth. We encourage anyone who is sick or experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 to postpone their visit.

Health and Safety Measures

  • Cloth masks are required for staff and visitors over the age of 2.
  • Ten visitors will be allowed into the museum at a time. Please check-in at the front desk before viewing exhibit galleries.
  • Visitors are encouraged to maintain social distance with anyone outside their household while at the museum.
  • Staff will frequently clean exhibit galleries, restrooms, and doors.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available at museum entrances.
  • A plexiglass shield will be installed at the front desk. 

Changes to Visitor Experience

  • Only the museum lobby and main gallery will be open to the public during visiting hours. The Calvin Jones House remains closed to visitors.
  • Visitors can view the museum’s orientation film online before they visit.
  • All lectures and special events will be held online. The museum cannot hold indoor meetings or events.
  • The museum will not be open Saturday-Monday, except for appointments scheduled and approved in advance.