Museum of New Mexico Media Center Press Release

Santa Fe Museums Close on Mondays for Winter

Department of Cultural Affairs

October 31, 2019


(Santa Fe, New Mexico ) – Four New Mexico museums adopt their annual winter schedule effective Monday,  November, 4, 2019.  The seasonal hour change will be in effect at the New Mexico Museum of Art and the New Mexico History Museum off Santa Fe Plaza; and the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and Museum of International Folk Art on Museum Hill.

During winter months, all four museums are closed on Mondays. During this period, the Museum Hill Café will also be closed on Mondays.

Monday October, 28 was the final Monday opening until spring 2020.

Winter hours, Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  are in effect Nov. 4, 2019 through April 27, 2020.

Monday openings resume May 4, 2020, when the museums resumes daily operations.


New Mexico Museum of Art

107 W. Palace Ave., Santa Fe

(505) 476-5072


New Mexico History Museum

113 Lincoln Ave., Santa Fe

(505) 476-5200


Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

710 Camino Lejo Santa Fe

(505) 476-1269


Museum of International Folk Art

706 Camino Lejo (Santa Fe

(505) 476-1200


About the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs:                    

Created in 1978 by the New Mexico Legislature, the Department of Cultural Affairs represents New Mexico’s dedication to preserving and celebrating the cultural integrity and diversity of our state. The Department oversees a broad range of New Mexico’s arts and cultural heritage agencies which include 15 divisions representing a variety of programs and services. Among its primary functions is the management of the largest state sponsored museum system in the country. New Mexico’s historic sites and state-run museums are located across the state and include: New Mexico Historic Sites, Statewide; New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe; New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe; Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe; Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Santa Fe; New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo; New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Albuquerque; New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, Las Cruces; and the National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque; New Mexico State Library: New Mexico Arts, the Center for New Mexico Archaeology; and the Historic Preservation Division.

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