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Marie Selby Botanical Gardens has moved to Phase Two reopening at both its downtown Sarasota and Historic Spanish Point campuses. In this phase, select indoor areas at both campuses will be open to the public. Outdoor areas will continue to be open. All protocols from Phase One will continue and additional safety protocols for the indoor areas will be implemented, including mandatory masks, careful monitoring and adherence to proper social distancing.

The following indoor areas at the gardens' downtown Sarasota campus will be open from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.: the Tropical Conservatory, Ann Goldstein Children’s Rainforest Garden, Museum of Botany & the Arts, the Butterfly House (part of the Salvador Dali: Gardens of the Mind exhibition) and the gift shop. At Historic Spanish Point, the following indoor areas will be open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.: the first floor of the Guptill House, the Packing House, Mary's Chapel and Windows to the Past.

Additionally, the gardens will extend the Salvador Dali: Gardens of the Mind exhibition through July 26, 2020; it was originally scheduled to close on June 28.

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