Smithsonian museums announce indefinite closures due to COVID-19

The Smithsonian Institution announced today that all of its museums and the National Zoo are closing indefinitely, due to the rise in COVID-19.

The museums are mostly in the Washington DC area. 

The Smithsonian announced the closures on Thursday, Tweeting: “Due to rising regional and national cases related to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Smithsonian museums, including the National Zoo, will temporarily close to the public starting Monday, Nov. 23. We are not announcing a reopening date at this time.”

These closures affect the 8 Smithsonian museums in DC that had reopened to the public after the first wave of COVID was flattened. This includes the museums located on the National Mall, as well as the National Zoo. 

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