We have implemented the following measures to ensure your health and safety:

Following Ontario provincial health guidelines, as of March 21, visitors to OMAH will no longer be required to wear a mask, however we continue to encourage usage when social distancing is not possible.  Health and safety precautions, including enhanced cleaning routines and UV sanitizing lighting remain in place, and the museum asks that visitors who feel unwell postpone their visit. All OMAH employees and volunteers are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Everything you need to know about visiting OMAH, including updated health and safety measures, can be found in the FAQ below. As a non-profit arts and heritage organization, OMAH is grateful for our community’s continued support through these unprecedented times.


Am I required to be vaccinated to enter OMAH?

Following Ontario public health guidelines, as of March 1, 2022, visitors to OMAH will no longer be required to produce proof of vaccination to enter. Health and safety measures, including UV sanitizing lighting and enhanced cleaning routines, will remain in place. OMAH requires all employees and volunteers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are feeling unwell, we ask that you postpone your visit.

Are OMAH employees vaccinated?

OMAH has an internal policy in place that requires all employees, volunteers, trustees, contractors and students to be fully vaccinated.

Are visitors to OMAH required to wear a mask?

As of March 21, 2022, in keeping with Ontario public health guidelines,  masks are no longer mandatory inside the museum, however all visitors, employees and volunteers are encouraged to wear them. If you are feeling unwell, we ask that you postpone your visit.

What are the health screening questions I should review before entering the museum?

Visitors should not come to OMAH if they are feeling unwell or answer yes to any of the COVID screening questions outlined by Ontario public health. Those COVID screening questions can be found at

Limitation of Liability

Any public space where people come together, like the Orillia Museum of Art & History, produces a risk of exposure to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Help keep each other healthy by following health & safety guidelines, maintaining physical distancing, and wearing a mask or face covering during your visit to OMAH. By being in public spaces like OMAH you voluntarily assume the risks related to exposure.