Cultural Sites In Abu Dhabi To Close Temporarily


Cultural Sites: Louvre Abu Dhabi

Cultural sites across the emirate will close temporarily from 14th March.

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced that it has decided to close cultural sites in the emirate temporary starting from 14th March until 31st March 2020.

The move is in line with precautionary measures to ensure the health and safety of visitors, in light of COVID-19.

The closed 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.

In a statement, DCT Abu Dhabi said that the safety and well being of its visitors and staff is of paramount importance.

They also said that they expect to update the public once the cultural sites resume normal operations.

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 according to health and safety measures.

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