Smithsonian Natural History Museum Reopens After Emergency Repairs

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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.

Smithsonian museums are typically open every day of the year except for Christmas.

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