Rock Hall to temporarily close in response to possible COVID-19 increase during holiday season

Posted at 3:14 PM, Nov 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-21 15:14:04-05

CLEVELAND — The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced Saturday that it will temporarily close starting Monday due to the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday and the possibility of increased spread of COVID-19 in the state as people travel and gather together.

Doors will be closed starting Monday, Nov. 23.

“We remain confident in our effective health and safety protocols that have provided a clean and safe environment for our visitors and staff since we reopened in June, however, at this time we believe it is appropriate to encourage people to stay home,” the Rock Hall stated.

The Rock Hall didn’t say when it plans to reopen, but said it would be in contact with city, county and state health officials to monitor the situation.

“While our building is closed, we will continue to fulfill our mission to engage, teach and inspire through the power of rock & roll and will do so digitally, bringing engaging content and experiences to our fans in their homes.”

If you already bought tickets to visit the Rock Hall, those tickets will be honored for future visits or you can request a refund. More information can be found, here.

“We look forward to re-opening our doors. Meanwhile, we encourage you to safely enjoy the upcoming holidays and to take care of each other.”

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