COVID-19 ResponseChippewa Valley Museum has developed procedures to make its public spaces as accessible as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic while also reducing risks for those visiting and working inside its buildings. The procedures detailed below were reviewed and approved by the Eau Claire City-County Health Department. Procedures will change as the impact of the pandemic increases or decreases within the community.
- Wash hands or use hand sanitizer (provided) at entry
- Maintain minimum 6 feet distance from others outside your household. Social distancing reminders posted throughout building
- Face coverings required for guests over age 2 and staff to help protect children under age 12 and all those who are not vaccinated. Disposable masks available for those who do not have their own face covering
- Adjusted based on circumstances but no greater than 100
Exhibits and Historic Buildings on Museum Campus
- Hand sanitizer located throughout exhibits and at entrance.
- Log House and Sunnyview School House open upon request.
- Ice Cream Parlor open during museum open hours and managed by Ramone's Ice Cream Parlor. Indoor and outdoor ordering available.
sanitizing and cleaning
- A sanitizing cleaning solution approved to kill coronavirus and cloth is used to wipe down high-touch surfaces during the day and when museum closes.
- High-touch exhibit items will be cleaned at end of day
- Shared spaces will be cleaned between shifts using cleaning solution
Private events and rentals
- Schlegelmilch House at 517 S. Farwell available for rental. Guests expected to follow local health department recommendations.
- Meeting rooms now available.
- Private events at museum may be reserved