Monterey County Officially “Re-Opening” on Friday
But what about the beloved Monterey Bay Aquarium?
By kncitom on June 10, 2020
The Monterey County Department of Tourism announced this week it will re-open for tourists Friday, June 12, as it enters Stage 3 of California’s reopening roadmap. Hotels and campgrounds will re-open. And while attractions like aquariums and museums are allowed to be open, be sure to check before going, especially if you want to visit the vaunted Monterey Bay Aquarium.
In a press release, the beloved aquarium says it is “readying” for re-opening but has not announced an official date. And when it does re-open, there will be protocols in effect, one of which will be no more than 250 people inside the aquarium facility at any given time, and tickets will have time limitations. Staff and visitors will be required to wear masks and social distancing will be enforced. Additionally, when it first re-opens, the press release says only aquarium members will initially be allowed to visit, with the general public gaining access a few days later.