Memphis, TN – March 17, 2020 As a public health precaution due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), the Pink Palace Family of Museums including the Pink Palace Museum, theater, planetarium, Lichterman Nature Center, Mallory-Neely House and Magevney House will temporarily close to the public beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020.
“The Pink Palace Family of Museums has remained open these past two days in order to wind down scheduled activities between now and the end of May. In just two short days, our staff has worked incredibly hard at winding down operations affecting over 11,000 people who had scheduled visits through May,” said Kevin Thompson, Executive Director Pink Palace Family of Museums.
The public is encouraged to visit the Pink Palace Family of Museums website (www.memphismuseums.org) , Facebook and Instagram pages for online content for children and adults created to keep the public engaged and entertained during this period of home quarantine.
“We plan to roll out online services next week in order to continue to engage with the public. We have an initial set of items for next week, and plans are in the works to continue to create online environments to share our history. Please check our website and social media outlets for more information,” continued Thompson.