WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum 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.
A spokesperson says the museum hopes to reopen by noon.
Smithsonian museums are typically open every day of the year except for Christmas.
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