OUR MISSION: The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science preserves and interprets the distinctive natural and scientific heritage of our state through extraordinary collections, research, exhibits and programs designed to ignite a passion for lifelong learning.

At the Museum

Museum Pricing

  Museum Admission Only Combo Ticket (Museum + Planetarium)
Adults (13-59) $8.00 $10.00
Seniors (60+) $7.00 $9.00
Children (3-12) $5.00 $7.00

Planetarium Shows

Planetarium Tickets
Adults (13-59) $7.00
Seniors (60+) $6.00
Children (3-12) $4.00

DynaTheater Shows

DynaTheater Tickets
Adults (13-59) $7.00
Seniors (60+) $6.00
Children (3-12) $5.00



Join us for a night of the living dead good time!  Enjoying dancing, drinks, food truck, and visit our new exhibit on brains!​

Friday, October, 25th

6:30 pm - 11 pm

Don’t forget to dress your best as we will have costume contests for “Best in Show” and “Best Zombie”. 
Adults only 21+, costume contest, spooky planetarium show, DJ, cash bar
$20 regular tickets, 
$15 museum members/students, $25 VIP tickets

VIP: Includes a very special, brainy Fractal Show at 7:30pm and a drink voucher for the featured cocktail of the night​

Have questions? Call Rachel at (505)841-2810 or (505)841-2869 or email Rachel.Veracka@state.nm.us

Purchase Regular Tickets Here $20; $15 for members

Purchase VIP Tickets Here $25


The Healing Power of Yoga

October 19, 2019 
5:30pm to 7:30pm 

Experience the healing power of yoga.  Did you know that yoga has been proven to help with addiction recovery and traumatic brain injuries?   Learn from our experienced yoga instructor from Hot or Not Yoga which techniques and positions can help you grow and heal.

No previous experience necessary. Participants should bring their own yoga mat. 
Cost: $15 ($13 Members). 

Story Time

When: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the Month
Time: 10:00-11:00am
Where: Classroom #1

Free with Admission
For more information contact kellyj.white@state.nm.us.

Upcoming Events

October 16, 2019 - 10:00am

Celebrate Earth Science Week. Explore fossils, minerals and rocks of New Mexico with Museum experts.

October 16, 2019 - 6:00pm

This Inspired by Nature is brought you by your State Gem, Turquoise! Learn all about this iconic Southwest stone and how you can trace specimens back to their mines and how you can tell natural turquoise from fake turquoise.

October 19, 2019 - 5:30pm

Healing Power of Yoga

October 23, 2019 (All day)

October 23-31, 2019

October 24, 2019 - 6:30pm

Hear from an experienced D.E.A agent about drug trafficking and terrorism.