Sunday 27 September 2020 - 11:11:10 pm

DCT-Abu Dhabi announces temporary closure of main cultural sites


ABU DHABI, 14th March 2020 (WAM) - 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 Sunday 15 March until 31 March 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.

WAM/Hassan Bashir