Abu Dhabi cultural sites to close

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi has decided to close cultural sites in the emirate on a temporary basis

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Qasr Al Watan during the opening ceremony.
( Ryan Carter / Ministry of Presidential Affairs )

In line with precautionary measures to ensure the health and safety of visitors, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) announced that it has decided to close cultural sites in the emirate starting from today (14th March) until 31st March 2020.

The 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.

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

“We will update you once the cultural sites resume normal operations,” it said.

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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