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The Saint Louis Art Museum will allow Sikh men and women to wear a kirpan into the Museum if all of the following conditions are met:

  • The blade is no longer than 2.5 inches
  • The overall length of the kirpan is no longer than 7 inches
  • The kirpan is kept sheathed at all times while in the Museum

Notwithstanding the foregoing policy, in the case of any concern on the part of the Museum staff, final authority to permit or deny entry will rest with the Gallery Manager, Security Manager, or Security Supervisor on duty.

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