Wake Forest Historical Museum

All visitors must wear a mask while inside the museum and Calvin Jones House. We appreciate your cooperation!

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.

Photograph of Calvin Jones House and Gardens


This entry was posted on September 10, 2020 by in Museum, Gardens, and Grounds and tagged .