National Civil Rights Museum, Stax Museum temporarily closing amid COVID-19 surge

National Civil Rights Museum, Stax Museum temporarily closing amid COVID-19 surge
Stax Museum (Source: WMC Action News 5)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The National Civil Rights Museum and Stax Museum of American Soul announced Tuesday they will close after the release of a new health directive Monday.

Both museums said the decision was out of an abundance of caution and concern for staff and visitors.

Stax will close Wednesday at 5 p.m. and reopen Jan. 5 at 10 a.m.

NCRM will extend Dec. 26 until further notice.

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