Smithsonian Statement on Possible Government Shutdown

All Smithsonian Museums and the National Zoo To Remain Open
September 29, 2021
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In the event of a government shutdown, the Smithsonian will use prior-year funds to temporarily remain open to the public. All Smithsonian museums and the Smithsonian’s National Zoo will remain open to the public under current operating hours. This announcement will be updated as needed.

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Alexandria Fairchild

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Madeleine Weyand-Geise

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