At the Museum

Museum Admission

Adults (13-59) $8.00
Seniors (60+) $7.00
Children (3-12) $5.00

Planetarium Shows

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

DynaTheater Shows

Lockheed Martin DynaTheater Tickets
Adults (13-59) $10.00
Seniors (60+) $8.00
Children (3-12) $6.00


Seedlings Garden Workshop

Garden Workshops for Families provide opportunities for families with children ages 4 to 12 to explore biology, garden practices, soil science, water in the desert, and much more in an outdoor garden setting. This program is hands-on and encourages independent exploration; this is a STEAM program, incorporating creative art, music, poetry with science discovery. Included is a healthy, theme-based snack and a take home packet.

Seedlings Garden Workshop - April 22, 2017
Celebrate Earth Day with your children in the Learning Garden – How to Thin, Soil Tests, Seed Balls, Test Your Seed IQ, and more!
Saturday, April 22 10 am—Noon
$15 per child & 2 adults
$25 for 2 or 3 children & 2 adults –
Limited to 20 families.
Preregistration required, register here.
For more information, contact
Cirrelda Snider-Bryan
NMMNHS Garden Programs Coordinator - 505-948-1615



Special Exhibit

The Wonderful World of Opals Opens Friday, February 10, 2017

Katherine Jetter, leading expert in the opal industry, is our guest curator. This amazing exhibit features examples of Australian, Mexican, Ethiopian and Peruvian opal, as well as some set jewels from Jetter’s collection.

FREE with Museum admission.

Upcoming Events

March 29, 2017 - 6:30pm

As drought, climate change and growing population strain western water supplies, it is easy to slip into a narrative of crisis and despair. But communities from farm towns to big cities are adapting remarkably, suggesting we can not only survive but also thrive in a water-constrained future.

April 2, 2017 (All day)

On the first Sunday of every month, the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is FREE to all New Mexico residents. Bring a NM ID or proof of residence. Regular admission fees apply for DynaTheather and Planetarium shows

April 2, 2017 - 11:00am

Science workshops for 2-9 year olds AND adult companions. This is an exciting opportunity for families to delve in to science together through hands-on investigations. Choose to attend one of our two sessions of this great event: 11am-12pm or 1pm-2pm.

April 3, 2017 - 9:30am

A fun opportunity to learn something new about science with an emphasis on New Mexico. Many classes blend art or history with science.

April 3, 2017 - 1:30pm

Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.