Museum Communications Director Andrew Hollinger tells The Washington Post that officials are trying to reach the developers of the popular new “Pokemon Go” game to get the museum removed as a prominent location.READ MORE: 'I Am A Gold-Collar;' Driverless Tesla Backseat Rider Basks In Social Media Notoriety As He Flaunts His Wealth
Like many other landmarks, the museum currently is a Pokestop – a place where players can get free in-game items. Players can also stumble upon Pokemon while wandering the halls.READ MORE: SCU President Kevin O'Brien Resigns Following Investigation Into Inappropriate Behavior
Hollinger says playing the game seems disrespectful, especially while visitors are inside the Hall of Remembrance.
Game developers Niantic Labs did not immediately respond to the newspaper’s question of whether it could stop Pokemon from popping up inside the museum.
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