Museum Temporary Closings:
“in support of city and statewide preventative measures to limit the additional spread and transmission of the novel coronavirus."
CLOSING DATES DUE TO COVID:
Art Institute of Chicago: beginning March 14 (Sat) thru March 28 (Sat).
Adler Planetarium: March 14 "and last until further notice".
Chicago Architectural Center: March 14 (Sat) lasting until at least March 29th.
Chicago History Museum: Closed as of March 15 (Sunday); will review decision on week-by-week basis and will re-open when appropriate to do so.
DuSable Museum of African American History: March 14 (Sat) lasting until at least March 29th.
Field Museum: March 14 (Sat) and is listed thru March 29th.
Illinois Holocaust Museum: March 14 (Sat) lasting until at least March 29th.
MCA: March 14 (Sat) lasting until at least March 29th.
National Museum of Mexican Art: March 14 (Sat) lasting until at least March 29th.
Museum of Science and Industry: March 14 thru April 6th.
Shedd Aquarium: from March 13 (Fri) to at least 2 weeks.
Elks National Memorial: Closed to public; reopened to employees end of July/August.
REOPENING DATES OF THE COVID PERIOD:
Many Museums have now started to open back up now (to the public):
MSI: August 1, 2020
Field Museum of Chicago: July 24, 2020
Art Institute of Chicago: July 30, 2020
Chicago History Museum: Opened sometime in July.
Adler: closed 'till further notice.
Northwestern University Libraries continue to be closed; but are around if you need help: contact
Newberry Library is Open; check their website for hours.
Illinois Holocaust Museum: Reopened on July 15th; with attendance limitations and new health and safety precautions.