The Cedar Rapids History Center, which is now located in the historic Douglas Mansion in Cedar Rapids will reopen its doors to the general public on a limited basis in a few weeks, according to KCRG.

The History Center's address is 800 2nd Ave. SE. It has been closed due to the pandemic but a few opportunities for visitors to return have been announced with safety precautions in place.

They will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 11, 18, and 25.

You'll be required to wear a face mask, and if you don't have one, the History Center staff will provide one. Hand sanitizer will be required and provided as well, and the new normal 6 feet of distance apart between patrons and groups is encouraged.

According to the History Center website, visits to the facility on the above dates require reservations. You can book a group of up to 10 at this time. A one-way path will be laid out for visitors to follow.

For a more personal opportunity to enjoy the History Center, you can book walking or biking tours on July 7. An outdoor version of their grown-up show and tell is available July 14 as well. Attendees will be limited to 20 for the program and can begin arriving for that at 5: 30 p.m. It will start at 6 and it's an opportunity for you to brag up your own personal or historic Cedar Rapids artifacts. Learn more here. You can call them as well at (319)362-1501.

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