The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science will be closed to the public beginning Friday, February 26, and will remain closed until at least Wednesday, March 17. Read more information by clicking HERE.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
At the Museum
|Museum Admission Only||Combo Ticket (Museum + Planetarium)|
|Adults (13-59)||$8.00||Not available at this time|
|Seniors (60+)||$7.00||Not available at this time|
|Children (3-12)||$5.00||Not available at this time|
Dr. Crumpler Joins Perseverance Mission
Those who follow the museum's programs know that Larry Crumpler was part of the Mars Opportunity rover mission and previewed discoveries from the Red Planet for visitors to our museum and website for almost 15 years. We have exciting news: Dr. Crumpler has just been selected as a scientist for the Mars Perseverance mission! After the new rover lands in February, 2021, you can expect to continue enjoying exclusive access to new discoveries! Read more by clicking here.
The Future of Science Museums
On September 25, the museum hosted a virtual summit on the future of natural history institutions as part of the museum's strategic planning process. Administrators from prominent institutions around the country made comments about their facility’s response to the pandemic and how that will influence programming from now on. Read some significant quotes in the information release linked here and watch the entire presentation.