COVID-19 Precautions


Welcome Back to WAM!

Interior view of the galleries with visitors walking through the Singletary exhibition wearing masks

Slowly and safely, WAM has reopened to the public. With careful analysis and measured caution, we welcome visitors to a museum environment that follows national and local government directives and health guidelines.

What will WAM extend to you for a safe and comfortable visit?

  • Requiring face masks for both staff and visitors,
  • Sanitizing high-touch surfaces four times daily during public hours,
  • Implementing a Visitor Code of Conduct to ensure our guests are mindful of good health practices,
  • Installing hand-sanitizing stations throughout the museum,
  • Emphasizing six feet of social distance between visitors,
  • Screening upon admission to confirm wellness of visitors.

New WAM Visitor Code of Conduct

  • Face masks are required, according to City of Wichita policy, including for those who already have been vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • Social distancing of 6 feet or more is required.
  • Wash hands often!
  • Avoid touching–use elbows to push buttons and open doors.
  • Confirm the following is correct:
  • In the past 48 hours, you have no fever, dry cough, shortness of breath, cough, aches, fatigue, loss of smell or taste, or other known signs of COVID-19.
  • You have not traveled internationally to China, Iran, Europe, United Kingdom, or Ireland, or been on a cruise ship, in the past 14 days.
  • You have not traveled to known U.S. COVID-19 hotspots nor been on a river cruise in the past 14 days.
  • You do not live or have close contact with someone who:
    • Has been asked to self-quarantine by any health care provider or public official,
    • Has been diagnosed with or has had contact with anyone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19.

Respect the direction from WAM staff. We are here to ensure your safe visit and the comfortable museum experience for all.