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Discovery Center opens with new virus restrictions

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The Discovery Center

(WBNG) -- The Discovery Center opened its doors Friday and there is a few changes you should expect.

Some of the larger exhibit components have been removed to allow for social distancing.

Each exhibit now has a sign hanging up stating how many families are allowed in at a time, and in the more interactive exhibits a majority of the touchables have been removed.

The Discovery Center has also ramped up its cleaning methods and brought in more disinfectant to ensure a safe experience.

After months of being closed, the center says its excited to see families return.

"We are so happy, we have goodie bags for the kids today. We are also opening up the museum for private parties. We used to host birthday parties on the weekend but now you can have the whole museum to yourself." said Assistant Executive Director Cheryl Dutko.

Additionally, the museum was opened up for private parties. To set up a time slot to visit the center and schedule a private party, click here.

There is a 25 percent capacity for the visiting the museum.

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