Twentynine Palms Historical Society Opens Old Schoolhouse Museum and Gift Shop
The Twentynine Palms Historical Society Opens Old Schoolhouse Museum and Gift Shop on Wednesday, March 17. The museum has been closed since March 16, 2020 to protect museum volunteers and visitors from COVID-19. The museum’s library and research archives will be open to researchers on a walk-in basis Wednesday mornings.
The following preventative measures will be in effect: all visitors and staff will be required to wear face coverings while inside the museum, a maximum of 10 visitors will be allowed in the museum at any one time, visitors and staff must maintain proper social distancing, and anyone displaying any symptoms of COVID-19 must leave. There will be no exceptions.
Museum hours will be 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. The museum is located at 6760 National Park Drive in Twentynine Palms. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. The museum’s library and research archives hours will be Wednesday mornings between 9:00 and 11:45 A.M. No more than two researchers will be allowed in at any one time.
For more information on the historical society, its projects and programs, go online to www.29palmshistorical.com or call (760) 367-2366.
— 30 — Photo Caption Noble_Richardson_Display.jpg: The museum’s newest display—The art of recently deceased local artist Noble Richardson. Twentynine Palms Historical Society photo by Dana Bowden.