News Release 464

Missouri State Museum to close temporarily Dec. 6

Volume 37-464 (For Immediate Release)
Contact: Sue Holst

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., DEC. 4, -- The Missouri State Museum in the Capitol building will be closed on Dec. 6 due to a lack of electrical power. The Missouri Office of Administration's Division of Facilities Management will be working in conjunction with its engineering contractor to perform an electrical shutdown. Normal museum functions and operating hours will resume on Dec. 7.  This shutdown includes the entire State Capitol building. 

For more information, contact the Missouri State Museum office at 573-751-2854 or the Missouri Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For information on state parks and historic sites, visit the Web at