Museum of the Bible remains closed due to Coronavirus situation

Published: Mar 20, 2020

Posted In: Press Releases

Washington, D.C., March 20, 2020 – Museum of the Bible will remain temporarily closed to the public through Sunday, March 29th.  Museum management recognizes the possibility of extending the closure as the public health situation demands.

“We find ourselves facing the very difficult decision of remaining closed, but we know it is the right thing to do for our guests and employees,” said Harry Hargrave, Chief Executive Officer.  “We are going to continue to take the necessary precautions as we all do our part during this challenging time.”

The museum has also canceled or postponed numerous public events that had been scheduled for March and April.

Employees will continue to tele-work while professionals responsible for artifacts, exhibits, building operations and security will be present on site.  Staff are focused and working diligently to ensure the museum will be ready and accessible to our guests when the museum re-opens. 

The museum will continue to post updates on https://www.museumofthebible.org/. Guests may also call the museum’s customer service center at 866-430-MOTB.  

Museum of the Bible reminds the public that reliable, up-to-date information about the coronavirus is available at the CDC and DC Health websites.  


Museum of the Bible is an innovative, global, educational institution whose purpose is to invite all people to engage with the transformative power of the Bible.

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