MACON – Mercer Music at Capricorn’s Museum will reopen to the public on Wednesday, June 3, at 11 a.m. with several new guidelines in place designed to maintain social distancing and sanitation during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
- No more than 10 people at a time will be allowed in the museum exhibit space and in the bar area in order to maintain social distancing.
- Hand sanitizer will be made available to visitors.
- Visitors will be encouraged to wear masks and staff will be required to wear masks when interacting with visitors.
- High-touch surfaces will be sanitized after every group leaves the museum.
- Restrooms and common areas will be more frequently cleaned and sanitized.
The museum will return to its normal operating hours, opening Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guided studio tours will be available at 10 a.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $7 per person, plus an additional $5 for studio tours.
The Museum at Capricorn interprets the history and impact of Capricorn Records and Capricorn Sound Studios in the context of Macon’s rich music heritage. More than 1,200 square feet of artifacts, murals and interactive digital kiosks feature music, video and text that bring Capricorn’s story to life.