Abu Dhabi shuts all cultural sites including Louvre, Al Jahili Fort till March 31 over virus fears
14 Mar 2020
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In line with precautionary measures to ensure the health and safety of visitors, the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi, (DCT Abu Dhabi), has decided to temporarily close cultural sites in the emirate, starting from March 15 (Sunday) until March 31, 2020.
Closed cultural sites include; Louvre Abu Dhabi, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Qasr Al Hosn, Culture Foundation, Al Ain Palace Museum, Al Ain Oasis, Al Jahili Fort and Qasr Al Muwaiji.
"The safety and well-being of our visitors and staff is of paramount importance to us. We will update you once the cultural sites resume normal operations," the Department said in a statement.
Other cultural centers, including; Bait Al Oud, Berklee Abu Dhabi, and Al Qatara Art Center will continue working as usual, offering art classes with restrictions on health and safety measures.