Museums provide gifts of culture and history and exploration and imagination. This is true at every level and virtually every subject. There are museums of art and science, museums for children and history. It goes on and on. On any given day, museums struggle for support. Now, COVID combined with the economic consequences will undoubtedly affect them all. The article says that many may not re-open. This saddens me, but I hope that there is a long-term net positive effect. Perhaps digital and virtual museums will gain widespread prominence and acceptance. Read more here.