FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 12, 2020
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Cincinnati Museum Center announces closure effective March 14
CINCINNATI – In the interests of guest, staff, and volunteer safety, Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) announced today it will be closed to the public through April 3. CMC will continue to monitor developments around the COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus and will evaluate whether the closure will continue beyond that date.
CMC made the announcement after further discussion with local health officials and coordination with Greater Cincinnati’s other cultural offerings.
With CMC’s announcement, all programs will be canceled through April 3, including Museum Camps.
In its efforts to continue to be a place of science and learning, CMC is currently working on online exhibits, videos and activities that parents can use to keep their kids’ minds and bodies active. CMC is also sharing facts and information about COVID-19 online, hoping to combat misinformation about the virus and encouraging the public to act on facts.
CMC will continue to monitor developments around COVID-19 and consult with health officials to determine a prudent reopening date.
About Cincinnati Museum Center
Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) at Union Terminal is a nationally recognized institution and national historic landmark. Dedicated to sparking community dialogue, insight and inspiration, CMC was awarded the 2009 National Medal for Museum and Library Service from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and received accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums in 2012. CMC is one of a select few museums in the nation with both of these honors, making it a unique asset and a vital community resource. Union Terminal has been voted the nation's 45th most important building by the American Institute of Architects. Organizations within CMC include the Cincinnati History Museum, Duke Energy Children's Museum, Museum of Natural History & Science, Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX® Theater and Cincinnati History Library & Archives. Recognized by Forbes Traveler Magazine as the 17th most visited museum in the country, CMC welcomes more than one million visitors annually. For more information, visit www.cincymuseum.org.
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