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

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

Announcements

Educator Dollar Night

We invite all New Mexico educators to join us on Thursday September 21, 2017 from 5-9pm for Educator Dollar Night to explore the highly interactive Wild Music: Sounds & Songs of Life exhibition.

Lin Tu Saltzstein, Cellist, Senior, Public Academy for Performing Arts will be performing. www.paparts.org

NatureWorks Store will be open until 8:00pm.

Come join us in experiencing Wild Music and learning about our educational opportunities!

http://www.nmnaturalhistory.org/events/educator-night

Smithsonian Institution recently visited the Museum

Experts from the Smithsonian Institution visited the Museum: they photographed the mural in the Evolving Grasslands hall. The mural was painted by Jay Matternes in 1960 and depicts a scene from 45 million years ago. Instead of taking just one big photo, they will take hundreds of photos that will be stitched back together to make one high-resolution image.

Dino Dash 2017

Join the New Mexico Museum of Natural History Foundation on Sunday September 17th, 2017 for the annual Dino Dash! This family friendly event has something to offer for everyone. Walk or Run the 5K and let the little dinosaurs walk in the kids 1K Fun Run. There is a costume contest for all with prizes for Best Male, Female and Kids dinosaur costume.

 

5K Overall Male and Female will receive a $250 prize and plaque.

 

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in each 5K Male and Female age division will receive a medal. You can register here.

Upcoming Events

September 20, 2017 - 2:30pm

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

September 21, 2017 - 5:00pm

$1 night exclusively for New Mexico educators

September 25, 2017 - 9:30am

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

September 25, 2017 - 1:30pm

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

September 25, 2017 - 3:30pm

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