Today at the Museum

Wednesday, November 26

Museum Exhibits & Events
Planetarium Showtimes
DynaTheater Showtimes

Upcoming Events

Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Join members of The Albuquerque Astronomical Society and study the moon in the museum's observatory.
Adult Class Paper Creative Wire: Minerals and Jewelry. Learn a few fun things about New Mexico's natural world from a geologist's perspective and then to create your own handcrafted wire jewelry that will showcase these gems of the earth.
The new Orion spacecraft is NASA's next generation vehicle to carry humans beyond Earth's orbit. See the first test mission of this launch system!
See the spectacular, award-winning fulldome planetarium show that takes viewers on a tour of the fractals in nature and zooms through infinitely complex mathematical fractals.

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NMMNHS Closed Thanksgiving Day

The museum will be closed for Thanksgiving this Thursday, but come see us on Black Friday if you don't feel like braving crowds at the mall!

Dinosaur Century wins Book Award!

Dinosaur Century, a catalog book from our exhibit of the same name, has just received the 2014 New Mexico-Arizona Book Award for best book in the category of Nature/Environment!

90 Million Year Old Turtle!

A hiker stumbled upon a 90 million year old turtle fossil near Truth or Consequences, NM making news around the world! Our collections researchers carefully excavated it and are hard at work studying this great find.

New Mexico's Newest Dinosaur!

Meet Ziapelta, the newly found armored dinosaur that's making news around the world!