Abu Dhabi closes all cultural sites

Published: 26 March 2020 - 4:45 a.m.
By: Hotelier Middle East Staff

As the UAE continues to roll out measures to curb the spread of COVI-19, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has closed all cultural sites in the emirate until further notice.

Those now closed include Bait Al Oud, Berklee Abu Dhabi and Al Qattara Art Centre.

The Department had already closed a number of other cultural tourism attractions such as the Louvre Abu Dhabi, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Qasr Al Hosn, Culture Foundation, Al Ain Palace Museum, Al Ain Oasis, Al Jahili Fort and Qasr Al Muwaiji.

According to state news agency WAM, DCT Abu Dhabi said: "The safety and well-being of our visitors and staff is of paramount importance. We will update you once the cultural sites resume normal operations.”

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