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Forbidden City: Palace Museum to Close on Mondays Next Year
By: China Expedition Tours Published: 11/18/2013 7:29:44 PM
According to the People’s Daily, the Palace Museum makes an announcement today that the Museum will close on Mondays except in national statutory holidays and summer holiday (from July 1 to August 31), and it will be carried out from January 1st, 2014.
The officer of Museum says, since the close on Monday afternoons which began from January, 2013, the pressure of visiting has been lightened. It resulted in positive effect on the works of the Museum, especially on the repair of ancient buildings, collection protection and public service.
 
The officer emphasizes that the measure of closing Museum on the whole day of Mondays will make more time and space for the project of the “Security of Imperial Palace”, it is good for the development of most projects about the Imperial Palace. They hope that the public can be supportive about this measure and well-organize the travel time.