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COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

We are excited to welcome visitors back to the Dole Institute!

Guidelines below are subject to change. Thank you for understanding.

The museum is open 12:00pm-4:00pm Tuesday-Sunday for walk-in, self-guided visits. No reservation is necessary.

Guided tours are available but must be requested no later than 48 hours from the desired date and time of your visit.

Please contact Julie Clover to book your guided tour reservation. As always, admission is free.

In accordance with guidelines established by the University of Kansas, Douglas County, and the state of Kansas, safety measures in place include:

  • Self-monitoring: Please stay home and seek treatment as necessary if you feel unwell or have been knowingly exposed to COVID-19
  • Masks: Required in all indoor spaces effective 8/6/2021 per KU policy
  • Social distancing: Keep at least 6’ away from individuals not in your party
  • Cleaning: Staff will clean regularly throughout the day, with specific attention to high-touch areas.
  • Guided tours, class visits, and research support are offered virtually or in person.

Questions, please contact the Dole Institute at 785-864-4900 or

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