COVID-19 UPDATE

THE BARNUM MUSEUM IS NOT PART OF GOVERNOR LAMONT’S PHASED OPENING ON MAY 20, 2020.

The Barnum Museum continues to follow the directives from Connecticut Governor, Ned Lamont in the statewide effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

In compliance with Phase 1 – REOPEN Connecticut, Museum & Zoo OUTDOOR ONLY https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/DECD/Covid_Business_Recovery/CTReopens_MuseumsZoos_C4_V2.pdf?la=en the Barnum Museum is not eligible for site reopening at this time.

We will continue to provide online information and digital access to our collections and stories as we patiently wait for our State leaders to navigate the complexity of re-opening Connecticut’s many businesses.  We are grateful for your ongoing interest and encouragement and we hope that you will stay connected by subscribing to our e-communications.  Our ‘virtual world’ continues, so please feel free to contact us through info@barnum-museum.org.  We look forward to answering any inquiries you send.

It is our collective responsibility to put the health and safety of our guests and staff first.  We will remain vigilant as we wait for State authorization, guidelines and rules for reopening.

We wish everyone the very best, keeping safe and free of the coronavirus.  We extend our deepest sympathies to those whose families and friends who have been directly impacted by covid-19, and we send our heartfelt thanks to those “on the frontlines” caring for people who have fallen ill, and to the first responders, who are always there for us.  Your dedication is immeasurable!

Please stay informed and be safe; we look forward to seeing you when we can all do so safely!

Stay well, stay strong,

The Barnum Museum Staff

 

About
P.T. BARNUM

“The noblest art is that of making others happy.”

“Whatever you do, do it with all your might.”

“Without promotion something terrible happens…nothing!”

OUR MISSION

The Barnum Museum fulfills P.T. Barnum’s own mission: to inspire curiosity, creativity and confidence through instructive entertainment.

The show must go on!

We need your help.