Tehran museums cut working hours due to Coronavirus
The director of the museums department announced the reduction of the working hours of the museums of the capital and said: According to the order of the governor, all the museums in Tehran will be active until 9:00.
Mohammad Reza Kargar stated: According to the Tehran governor’s circular to reduce the working hours of offices in the capital, active museums in Tehran will continue to operate until 9 pm. Accordingly, Tehran Palace Museums will be on sale from 9am to 8pm and the museums will be open until 9pm.
According to him, the order is stable until further notice and conditions improve in Tehran.
The talk comes as all talk and consultations on closing the museums under the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Crafts seem to have remained unanswered, and in the end, Tehran’s governorate was only able to provide a separate order for the offices under its management in the capital.
The first announcement of the spread of the Corona virus in the country and the announcement of statements by some cultural and artistic agencies, such as the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, about the temporary closure of cultural and artistic spaces, although it was announced for several hours that “museums and historical sites under the Ministry of Heritage” Culture, tourism and handicrafts were shut down in Corona-threatened provinces by the end of the week, but less than six hours later, ministry officials made the final decision to close or not open museums under the ministry’s Corona headquarters. Health, but of course nothing There have been no reports of Corona campaign meetings on museum activity.However, some archaeologists have also requested on their personal pages in cyberspace to stop archaeological excavations.