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.

UPDATE:

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.

MCA: Open

Northwestern University Libraries continue to be closed; but are around if you need help: contact library@northwestern.edu

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.

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