Smithsonian Natural History Museum Reopens After Emergency Repairs
Get Breaking News First
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.
More From Washington
- Survey: D.C. Drivers Among Rudest in America
- Amtrak Service Limited Between D.C. and Philadelphia
- White House Backs Use of Body Cameras by Police
- Georgetown Student Pleads Guilty To Ricin-Related Charge
(TM and Copyright 2014 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2014 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)