Roadmap of Lockdown

Posted on: 23 February 2021

Roadmap out of Lockdown

The government set out a 4 step ‘roadmap’ out of the Lockdown on 22 February.

Read the government guidance on reopening businesses and venues.

When can museums open?

Step 2 (no earlier than 12 April)

  • outdoor attractions will reopen at museums and galleries
  • permitted businesses operating in otherwise closed attractions (such as a gift shop or a takeaway kiosk at a museum) may only open where they are a self-contained unit and can be accessed without entering the museum

Step 3 (no earlier than 17 May)

  • indoor museums and galleries can reopen

Step 4 (no earlier than 21 June)

  • the government hopes to be in a position to remove all legal limits on social contact

Read AIM’s statement ‘understanding the roadmap’.

Read the MA’s statement on the roadmap.

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