Covid 19 Updates – 24th February 2021

Roadmap out of Lockdown

The Prime Minister has presented the roadmap out of the current lockdown for England. This is a four step approach. Read the full guidance here.

Reopening businesses and venues in England guidance lists when specific parts of a museum business can welcome visitors.

Step 2 – no earlier than 12 April

  • outdoor attractions will reopen at museums and galleries
  • permitted businesses operating in otherwise closed attractions (such as a gift shop or a takeaway kiosk at a museum) may only open where they are a self-contained unit and can be accessed without entering the museum.

Step 3 – no earlier than 17 May

  • indoor museums and galleries can reopen.