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Graveyard of Atlantic Museum opens Sept. 14

The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum will be reopening Monday, Sept. 14, 2020 with some new procedures in place to help ensure the safety of staff and visitors, including:

– Limiting visitation.

– Closing some areas and programs, such as interactive exhibits, group tours and in-person educational programming.

– Installing hand sanitizer stations and increasing the frequency of cleaning high touch public areas and restrooms.

– Installing protective barriers at the information desk.

– Requiring staff and visitors to wear cloth face masks as outlined in Executive Order 163.

“We look forward to welcoming the public back,” said Joseph Schwarzer, director of the N.C. Maritime Museum System. “Things may be a little different than in the past, but the changes we’ve put in place are to prioritize the health and safety of our staff and visitors.” Operating hours will be Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Keep up-to-date with museum plans by visiting graveyardoftheatlantic.com or following the museum on social media.

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