Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum Reopens to the Public Monday

Posted on June 14, 2020

McMinnville, Oregon, June 12, 2020 – Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum announces its reopening Monday under Oregon/Yamhill County Phase 2 guidelines, with extra precautions in place to help ensure the safety and peace of mind of our customers and staff during the ongoing COVID-19 situation.

In addition to enhanced cleaning protocols implemented in March, plastic shields have been installed at admissions and retail locations as well as physical distancing floor decals, circulation is one direction where applicable and Museum Members enter through a dedicated lane. Group admissions and guided tours are limited in size, and guests are strongly encouraged to wear face masks.

Executive Director John Rasmussen says “We’re excited to enter Phase 2, and to offer people an affordable entertainment option as Oregon emerges from months of isolation. We think the significantly reduced admission price of $20 per person and our expansive indoor exhibit spaces will encourage guests to safely visit the Museum, and all that McMinnville has to offer.”

Visit the Museum website www.evergreenmuseum.org for detailed information about which areas of the Museum have been affected by COVID-related guidelines.

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Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Call 503-434-4180 or visit www.evergreenmuseum.org for more information.

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is best known as the home of the world’s largest wooden aircraft, the Hughes Flying Boat “Spruce Goose.” The Museum collection also includes a rare SR-71 “Blackbird,” and the Titan II SLV Missile–with its original launch room, and a MaxFlight full-motion interactive flight simulator ride. Discover more than 150 historic aircraft, spacecraft, and exhibits on display, along with artwork and traveling exhibits. The Museum values its educational partnerships, which include the Academy of Model Aeronautics, the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, the Oregon Space Consortium and the Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program. The Museum is located at 500 NE Captain Michael King Smith Way, across the highway from the McMinnville Airport and about three miles southeast of McMinnville, Ore., on Highway 18. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @evergreenmuseum for the latest updates.

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