New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

Type: Active, Adventure, Children's Museums, Family Friendly, History Museums, IMAX Theaters, Museums, Planetarium / Observatory, Science Museums

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Best Attractions & Activities, Museums: If you like to time travel, visit the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science (1801 Mountain Road NW, 505-841-2800). The newly updated museum boasts a new permanent Start Up! Albuquerque and...  Read More
Things to Do with Kids: Fascinate your kids with the Jurassic Period and beyond at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque. Besides the large fossil exhibits (don't miss the T Rex skull), enjoy...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 9am-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Admission For Each Museum Adult (13-59) $7; Senior (60+) $6; Child (3-12) $4

  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: From the dinosaurs that once roamed New Mexico to Albuquerque's role in the development of the computer age, this museum will fascinate all members of the family.

  • Museums: "See what's playing in the IMAX theater. Kids will love the nature center."
  • Things to Do with Kids: "Check out the popular evening family event, Solar Sundays, where you can enjoy hands on activities and observe stars with big telescopes and knowledgable staff at the Planetarium."

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