Indiana State Museum, most historic sites to reopen June 19

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Posted at 6:12 PM, Jun 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-12 18:14:43-04

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Museum and most historic sites will start to reopen after closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The museum and most historic sites will reopen at 10 a.m. on June 19 under a new schedule, according to a press release.

On Mondays and Tuesdays, the museum will be closed and will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, according to the release. Only members will be able to visit the museum from 9-10 a.m. on June 19-21 and June 24-28.

Whitewater Canal State Historic Site is closed for renovations and will not open on June 19, according to the release. New Harmony State Historic Site is expected to reopen in the fall on the University of Southern Indiana's schedule.

All permanent and temporary galleries, including FIX: Heartbreak and Hope Inside our Opioid Crisis, and Cause and Æffect: Art that Speaks Out, will be open, but high-touch spaces, like Firefly Landing and the R.B. Annis Naturalist's Lab will still be closed, according to the release.

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