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


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

December 10, 2019 - 1:00pm

Pretend to be an Apollo astronaut as you walk on a giant moon map!

December 10, 2019 - 5:30pm

Enjoy a special sensory friendly night at the Museum for those with sensory processing issues.

December 12, 2019 - 6:30pm

Learn about the latest findings related to the Chaco culture and solar and lunar astronomy.

December 14, 2019 - 10:00am


December 18, 2019 - 5:30pm

Family friendly evening activity. Come paint a gourd harvested from our very own Sandia Mountain Natural History Center in the spirit of the holidays. Bring the entire family; we will have story time and hot chocolate and cookies for everyone! A portion of every ticket sale will go to help support the Learning Garden at the Museum. Go to www.NMnaturalhistory.org for more details and to purchase advanced tickets 1801 Mountain Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104