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COVID-19: Protection plan for management of the public and the personnel

MASI Lugano – LAC venue

Opening hours
The museum opening hours are as follows:
Tuesday–Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Closed on Mondays, except public holidays

Social distancing
Access to the museum is granted in compliance with the current social-distancing guidelines (2 metres between individuals). A maximum of 50 people can be simultaneously present inside the museum’s exhibition space (security personnel included).

Ticket office
The ticket office is outfilled with a protective Plexiglas structure. Floor signs indicate the 2-metre distance to be maintained between individuals at all times.
Access is free of charge and it is managed by the museum personnel.
Educational materials are single-use and distributed at the ticket office.
It remains possible to browse sample copies of the books and catalogues on sale at the front desk. Disposable gloves are available upon request.

Visitors are kindly requested to make use of hand-sanitiser dispensers and disposable gloves available at the museum and at the exhibition space entrance. Visitors are invited to use the restrooms located on the second floor exclusively.

Visit to the museum
The museum space (MASI Lugano) is the only area inside LAC cultural centre which is currently open to the public. LAC’s main hall is closed for renovation at this time. Access to the building is granted through the door which connects Piazza Luini to the museum’s main entrance hall. The museum’s first floor exhibition room is accessible by escalators or by an elevator.

Art education
Art education activities for single visitors are temporarily suspended. Brief introductions to the exhibition can be requested for groups. 

Cleaning service
Bathrooms, surfaces, handrails and elevator buttons are regularly sanitised.

These measures are valid from 4th July, 2020, until further notice.