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Museum Cleaning Procedures

Museum Cleaning Procedures:

  • A professional cleaning team is on-site during Museum operating hours to sanitize and clean the restrooms, lunchroom, common areas and exhibit galleries. Including, frequent cleaning of surfaces that hands touch to eliminate the spread of germs (i.e. door knobs, light switches, handles, etc.)
  • The Visitor Services Department disinfects all hands-on items, such as the golf balls, plastic food, sleeping bags, etc. We use an H2O2 Concentrate (4% Hydrogen Peroxide) product commonly
    used in Children's Museums.
  • Deep cleaning takes place when the Museum is closed. The floors are mopped and vacuumed, restrooms are cleaned and all surfaces are sanitized.
  • The air in the building is circulated with fresh air to maintain clean air at all times.
  • Signs are displayed throughout the Museum to remind visitors to wash their hands.
  • Hand sanitizer stations are located on each floor and at the Admissions and Information desks.
  • Staff is required to consistently wash their hands.
  • Our visitors are welcome to notify Museum staff if an area or object needs attention.


PlaySpace Cleaning Procedures:

  • Visitor Services staff cleans PlaySpace constantly throughout the day.
  • Visitors are provided with "Mouthed Toy Bins."
  • Dirty toys are constantly replaced with clean toys throughout the day.
  • All hands-on items are sanitized daily in a sanitizing machine.
  • All surfaces that hands touch are cleaned daily to eliminate the spread of germs.
  • Deep cleaning of PlaySpace takes place when the Museum is closed. The floors are mopped and vacuumed, restrooms are cleaned and all surfaces are sanitized.
  • Our visitors are welcome to notify Museum staff if an area or object needs attention.