Papalote Museo del Niño announces that it could disappear due to a pandemic

Millennium Digital

Mexico City / 20.01.2021 22:45:22

The covid-19 pandemic has seriously affected the country’s cultural venues, since having to close your doors To prevent the spread of the virus, many are at risk of disappearing, such is the case of Papalote Children’s Museum.

The venue located on Avenida Constituents 268, within the Second Section of the Chapultepec Forest, announced through its website what “is in emergency “, for which he launched a campaign of donations.

“For the first time in 27 years, Papalote Museo del Niño is at risk of disappearing and thousands of girls, boys and their families could stop enjoying this emblematic and beloved space for play, coexistence and learning, “the museum shared.

Due to the pandemic, El Papalote closed its doors for six months and reopened with reduced capacity from September 17 to December 14. But the second wave of infections forced him to cancel his face-to-face activities for an indefinite period.

We need to raise 50 million pesos in order to cover operating costs that include the salaries of 159 collaborators and museum maintenance as long as we remain closed, “said the venue.

The campaign to support the site is called Let’s save Papalote and at the moment has raised 1 million 717 thousand pesos, is 3.3 percent of your goal.

“More than 20 million people have been part of this adventure, many of them return with their children to build new family memories. With your donation, we will ensure that your family and many more, have the opportunity to be part of this memorable story” added the Papalote in its statement

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