COVID–19 Risk and Release Notice

I acknowledge that:

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death.

Although the Museum has taken enhanced health and safety measures, it cannot guarantee that I or members of my group will not be exposed to COVID-19 while at the Museum;

The cooperation and participation of our visitors in following health and safety protocols and requirements is essential to better ensure that all within the Museum remain healthy and safe. My adherence and the adherence of anyone in my group (including children) to the Museum’s Code of Conduct is mandatory, and noncompliance may result in my removal from the Museum.

By visiting the Museum, I voluntarily assume the risk for myself and minors in my custody and understand that we may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by entering the Museum.

I HEREBY WAIVE, RELEASE, DISCHARGE, COVENANT NOT TO SUE, AND HOLD HARMLESS the Museum volunteers, students, employees, contractors, agents, officers and trustees for/from any claims or demands related to any exposure I or any member of my party may have to COVID-19, whether or not it arises through the negligence, omission, default or other action of anyone affiliated with the Museum, including visitors. Exposure to COVID-19 resulting from the Museum’s gross negligence, recklessness, or willful misconduct are excepted from this provision.