Other National Museum buildings closed for BBM inauguration, too

July 27, 2022 0 Comments

The National Museum of Anthropology and the National Museum of Natural History will be closed to the public from 27 June to 4 July for the inauguration of President-elect Bongbong Marcos.,The National Museum of Fine Arts has also been closed since 6 June as part of government efforts to ensure public safety during “increased ingress activity” around the National Museum Complex, where Marcos will take his oath as the Philippines’ 17th president on 30 June.,“We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding,” the museum management announced Friday night.,“Please do visit us again when our museums reopen on Tuesday, 5 July,” it added.,Preparations are ongoing for Marcos Jr.’s inauguration, including traffic rerouting and heightened surveillance.,No security threats have been reported yet in the city of Manila, according to the police.,Incoming Cabinet members, diplomats, legislators, members of the judiciary, international and local media, and thousands of attendees are expected to attend the historic event.,The inauguration day has been declared a non-working holiday in Manila.,Marcos originally wanted to hold his inauguration at the Quirino Grandstand but opted to find another venue since the Manila Covid-19 Field Hospital is located near the area.