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 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

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


Da Vinci video contest

Da Vinci, The Genius in Me,

Solutions for a Better Tomorrow Video Contest

We’re looking for individuals, small groups and classrooms to show us their creativity, innovation …  and the Genius of our local STEAM students!

New Mexico students are invited to create a 2-3 minute video showcasing integration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) to compete for prizes. Great opportunity for students to showcase their imagination, creativity – and genius – in conjunction with the arrival of the DaVinci The Genius Exhibition in NM Awards event held at the DynaTheater on June 23rd, 2018 .


Interested in making Classroom /Field Trip Reservation to visit the Da Vinci the Genius exhibition at the Museum? Click here.
Looking for Educator Resources? Click here.

Purchase Da Vinci Tickets Online

Want to save time getting into the museum and experience Da Vinci the Genius?

Then why not try purchasing your tickets online? *Please note that discounted tickets, including member rate tickets, may only be purchased at the museum box office.

Purchase Tickets Now

Ticket sales end at 3 p.m. each day.

Upcoming Events

April 25, 2018 - 6:30pm

Scientists, engineers, computer graphics experts, and educators discuss this intersection of disciplines.

April 30, 2018 - 9:30am

Clay Science at the Museum combines the science of clay (its role in soil and geology) with artistic exploration and making art.

April 30, 2018 - 3:30pm

Clay Science at the Museum combines the science of clay (its role in soil and geology) with artistic exploration and making art.

May 4, 2018 - 5:30pm

See how modern defensive systems work, some of which were inspired by da Vinci’s drawings.

May 4, 2018 - 6:00pm

First Friday Fractals is 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. Featuring original music, the show is both educational and highly entertaining, and suitable for audiences 3 and up.