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Temporary Museum Closure

Following new guidelines from city, state, and federal officials, we have concluded that we will close the Museum to the general public starting March 15. There have been no cases reported in connection with the Museum, and our decision has been made for the best interest of the public health of staff, volunteers, and the North Texas community.

The closure includes regular operating hours and all public and private programs and events. We will continue to monitor the situation and update you with developments on when the Museum will reopen. 

Maintaining a Healthy and Safe Environment during the COVID-19 Situation
The health and safety of our guests, staff, and volunteers is our year-round priority, and we know this is a rapidly evolving situation. We are regularly monitoring updates and developments around COVID-19 and are closely following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local recommendations from the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS).

In addition, the Museum has taken the following steps to maintain a healthy and safe environment. The entire in accordance with CDC cleaning guidelines will have the Museum undergoes a thorough professional cleaning prior to opening to the public again.  

For the most up-to-date information, we recommend you directly consult CDC, DCHHS, and the World Health Organization sites on COVID-19.

The Museum will continue to monitor the situation and will update our procedures if CDC and DCHHS recommendations change. 

We understand that this is a difficult time, but we have the power to reduce infections, reduce the burden on our healthcare system and first responders, and flatten the curve of virus growth by adhering to some simple guidance for the weeks to come. These simple steps can save lives. It is imperative that we practice social distancing and good hygiene like washing our hands and staying away from others if you are sick. Please be safe and think of others at this time.  

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