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 Pricing

  Museum Admission Only Combo Ticket (Museum + Planetarium)
Adults (13-59) $8.00 $10.00
Seniors (60+) $7.00 $9.00
Children (3-12) $5.00 $7.00

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

Announcements

the Rise & Fall of the dinosaurs

New York times best selling author Steve Brusatte a paleontologist at the University of Edinburgh and a specialist on the evolution of dinosaurs will be on hand for a special one night lecture and to sign his book The Rise of the Dinosaur. The lecture promptly starts at 7pm and is a limited seating engagement (first come first served).

“THE ULTIMATE DINOSAUR BIOGRAPHY,” hails Scientific American: A thrilling new history of the age of dinosaurs, from one of our finest young scientists. Now a New York Times bestseller!

“This is scientific storytelling at its most visceral, striding with the beasts through their Triassic dawn, Jurassic dominance, and abrupt demise in the Cretaceous.” —

Pluto-Palooza @ the Museum

"Pluto in the Round"

Full dome video, images of Pluto and Charon. Live commentary by the visiting New Horizons' mission team members...

 

Friday Sept 21 and Saturday Sept 22

1pm - 1:45pm

in the Museum planetarium

 

FREE for Museum staff, volunteers, and all visitors to the Museum that day...

 

• Experience Pluto in a full-dome video with live commentary by the visiting NASA mission scientists

 

• This is a new product that the NASA folks are trying out...please come and help review it...

 

• This will also be a good time to ask questions and discuss one-on-one with the team members....in a more one-on-one and personal way than the dynatheater...

Upcoming Events

September 21, 2018 - 1:00pm

Full dome video images of Pluto and Charon. Live commentary by the visiting New Horizons' mission team members...

September 21, 2018 - 6:30pm

Members of the New Horizons science and engineering teams will present the stunning images and science gathered during the Pluto flyby and future plans for this ongoing mission.

September 22, 2018 - 10:00am

NM-PBS Science Cafe Chasing Pluto Saturday, September 22 • 10am to Noon

September 22, 2018 - 1:00pm

Pluto-Palooza Professional Development Workshop for Educators Saturday, September 22 • 1pm-5pm

September 22, 2018 - 1:00pm

Full dome video, images of Pluto and Charon. Live commentary by the visiting New Horizons' mission team members...