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National Music Centre to open its doors

The National Music Centre will be opening back up in August, (CREDIT: nmc.ca)

CALGARY (660 NEWS) – The National Music Centre will re-open next month.

The centre says Studio Bell, which is its home, will welcome visitors against Aug. 15.

It closed in mid-March at the start of the pandemic.

It will be open every Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m until 5:00 p.m with reduced capacity.

“We have been waiting cautiously and optimistically for this day since closing our doors on March 16,” said Andrew Mosker, President and CEO of NMC in a release.

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“We are eager to safely welcome guests back to celebrate the role that music has played in providing comfort, connection, and healing throughout this pandemic.”

The centre will follow health and safety protocols put into place by AHS and admittance requires a mask.

Admission will be free by reservation online for the first four weekends following from August 15 to September 12.

After, admission will be offered at a reduced rate, also with a reservation, for the remainder of the year.