UPDATED: Aug. 14, 2014 12:10 p.m.
WASHINGTON (WNEW/AP) — The Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum was closed Thursday morning for emergency technology repairs.
The museum said in its Twitter feed that a malfunction of its information-technology network necessitated the repairs.
The museum says that none of its collections have been damaged.
The museum sent out a tweet just before noon announcing it was reopening.
Our museum will open today at noon! Come visit! http://t.co/R7yJZaPo62—
(@NMNH) August 14, 2014
Smithsonian museums are typically open every day of the year except for Christmas.
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