- Associated Press - Friday, March 25, 2016

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Officials with New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs say state museums and historic sites will be closed Easter Sunday.

The closure includes the New Mexico Museum of Art and New Mexico Historic Museum near the Santa Fe Plaza as well as the Museum of Indian Art and Culture and the Museum of International Folk Art.

State historic sites from Jemez Springs to El Camino Real in central New Mexico and Fort Selden and Fort Sumner in the southern part of the state will also be closed.

Officials say the museums are scheduled to reopen Tuesday morning.

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