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Addressing COVID-19

 

BEFORE YOUR VISIT

Postpone your visit if you have a fever of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or greater, if you have been sick within the past 10 days, have come in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days, or have a chronic health condition that puts you at high risk.

ADMISSION PROCESS 

We strongly encourage you to purchase a ticket to the Museum online before arriving at the museum. Tickets can be purchased at the Swing Shop, our museum gift store, if you are unable to do so before arriving. We will request for you to provide your name and your contact information in the event we need to notify you of any potential exposure. 

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CHECK-IN & ENTRANCE/EXITS 

Entry to the Museums at 18th and Vine is limited to the SOUTH side entrance on 18th Street. All other entrances are exit only.

SAFETY GUIDELINES & SOCIAL DISTANCING 

  • Masks are required at all times for visitors and staff and must cover both the nose and mouth. If you do not have a mask, we will provide one.

  • Museum facilities will be routinely sanitized.  

  • Cash transactions are accepted but discouraged. We prefer payment via credit card. Our shop is equipped with contactless payment options. 

  • There will be increased hand sanitizing stations throughout the Museum. 

  • Plexiglass screens are implemented to protect employees and guests. 

  • Interactive exhibit components are still available with extra protective measures in place.  

  • Water fountains will be unavailable. 

  • We ask that guests follow CDC recommended handwashing practices and maintain physical distance between other visitors and museum staff. 

  • Please stay home if you are not feeling well. We will be here for you when you feel better!

ONLINE EDUCATION PORTAL

We have created a FREE online education portal; in case you are not yet comfortable visiting us in person. Click HERE to experience AJM @ Home. 

LIVE EVENTS AND MUSEUM PROGRAMS

All the safety guidelines above will be followed as we begin to add live events in the future. Stay tuned for more information on future events.

MUSEUM SHOP

The Swing Shop will be open with increased precautions of plexiglass and increased sanitization. You can also explore the Swing Shop online which allows shipping of goods as well as an in-store pickup option.

TOURS

Due to social distancing regulations, we can offer tours to small school groups from 25 to 35 participants only. To get this discounted pricing, you will need to reach out to tours@kcjazz.org at a minimum of two weeks prior to date attending and the visit must take place Tuesday through Friday. We unable to offer tours and/or discounted tickets to other groups at this time.

EVENT RENTALS

For information on Event Rentals, please contact rentals@kcjazz.org or call (816) 474-5284. Click HERE for more information on our event space.

 


 

Museum Regular Hours

 

Monday 10 am - 2 pm
Tuesday 10 am - 5 pm
Wednesday 10 am - 5 pm
Thursday 10 am - 5 pm
Friday 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm

                     

 

 

 

 

 

Museum Holiday Hours

 

Easter Closed
Memorial Day Closed
Monday, July 5th Closed
Labor Day Closed
Thanksgiving Day Closed
Christmas Day Closed
New Year's Day Closed

                     

 

 

 

 

 


 

SUPPORT FROM HOME

 

As our staff continues to bring hybrid programming and our museum continues to be open with increased health precautions, we understand you still not feel comfortable coming to visit us. Go to americanjazzmuseum.org/support to learn more about how you can help keep the museum's physical and virtual doors open to further our impact in music and education.