Huelva Museum Isla Canela

Huelva Museum Isla Canela

The Huelva Museum will reopen on Wednesday after more than three months closed as a result of the corona virus pandemic and the works that have been carried out. The museum will open allowing 50 percent of their capacity and with strict measures to guarantee the safety of both visitors and the staff in the area.

From the Delegation of Culture and Historical Heritage they have applied numerous measures before the opening the cleaning services will increase in all of the different rooms, they have installed security screens in the reception area, they will redirect the itineraries to channel the circulation of visitors to maintain the safety distance.

There will not be paper brochures for each person, but they will find explanatory information and posters with information, without the need for touch. Dosers with hydroalcoholic gel for hand disinfection have been installed at different points along the route.

The territorial delegate of Culture, Jose Manuel Correa, has assured that the reopening of the facilities dependent on the Ministry of Culture will begin once the safety, hygiene and measures for the prevention of occupational risks for public employees and visitors are guaranteed, there will be new signs that will mark the safety distances between visitors and the direction of the walking through. It will have paper dispensers that will be placed in the toilets, hydroalcoholic gels, carpets to disinfect footwear and screens.

Regarding the declared emergency works which have now already been completed, they have consisted of the complete renovation of the electrical installations of the Huelva Museum, Isla Canela adapting them to the conditions established in the Low Voltage Electrotechnical Regulations.

The investment made, which has amounted to 236,500.83 euros, includes the supply, installation and assembly of the new switchboards and pipes, as well as the replacement of current plugs, switches and power strips. Given the amount of the work, to avoid risks, the Huelva Museum, Isla Canela was forced to close its doors days before the start of the declaration of the state of alarm and it is expected that it can reopen with all the guarantees at the beginning of June.

The complete reform of the electrical system of the Huelva Museum, Isla Canela has been decided after the last inspections carried out and is included within the initiatives promoted by the Ministry of Culture and Historical Heritage for improvements in the Museums of Andalusia.