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Health and Safety Update

Martin House News
June 28, 2020

We are Committed to Your Safety

The Martin House has a tentative reopening date for public tours of Thursday, July 16. As we prepare to welcome visitors again, we have a primary goal to keep you safe. 

What we are doing:

  • Requiring face coverings for staff, volunteers, and guests inside all buildings and on our grounds
  • Reducing tours sizes to follow guidelines
  • Enhancing cleaning procedures, in accordance with CDC guidelines, with increased frequency
  • Performing a deep cleaning every evening
  • Conducting daily health screenings of staff, volunteers, and vendors
  • Providing personal protective equipment for employees
  • Installing hand sanitizer stations for guest and employee use
  • We have also signed Visit Buffalo Niagara's Buffalo Cares pledge, a shared commitment to take necessary precautions for everyone to stay safe while following recommended health guidelines. 
  • For information specific to the Museum Store, visit our store info page.

How you can help:

We are excited to welcome you to Martin House. To help us keep everyone safe, we ask that you please:

  • Wear a face covering inside all buildings and on our grounds
  • Follow CDC guidelines for social distancing and hand washing
  • Stay home if you are ill or exhibiting symptoms of flu or COVID-19
  • Allow ample space for social distancing in public spaces
  • Pay by credit or debit card
  • Leave large bags, backpacks, and luggage in your car
  • Per NYS guidelines, we are required to maintain a trace log for all visitors, and all guests will be asked to confirm contact information upon arrival.

Lastly, an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By visiting the Martin House, you voluntarily assume risk related to exposure.  With your help and adherence to our policies, that risk will be reduced to an acceptable level.

Download our complete Covid-19 Reopening Safety Plan. 

If you have any questions, please contact us at or 716.856.3858.

Thank you,

Mary Roberts
Executive Director