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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.

We are now open Thursdays and Fridays 10-12 and 2-4, and Saturday and Sunday 12-4 for walk-in visitors. No reservation is necessary.

Additional hours on Tuesdays & Wednesdays 10-12 and 2-4  are available by reservation only.

Please contact Julie Clover to book your reservation.

Inquiries for reservations must be requested no later than 48 hours from the desired date and time of your visit.

Your visit is not reserved until you receive a confirmation. 

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: Must be worn by all staff and visitors over age 2.

Reduced capacity: Total number of visitors will not exceed 20.

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 only.

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

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