Today 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


5 Dollar First Friday! Startup SendOff

Startup SendOff

November 4, 2016 | 5:30 – 9 p.m.
The exhibition Startup: Albuquerque and the Personal Computer Revolution will be closing in mid-November.  Join us for a final fling featuring the fledgling computers!
• Technology Displays from Institutions Across the State
$5 Per Person Museum Admission
$5 Per Person (in addition to Museum admission) DynaTheater Movie at 6:30 p.m. - Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs
$5 Food Truck Open 5 – 8 p.m.
• First Friday Fractals in the Planetarium at 6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. (visit for tickets and more information)
• Observatory Open at 7 p.m. (weather permitting); Astronomy Preview in the STEM Auditorium at 6 p.m.
• Nature Works Store Open 5:30 – 9 p.m.

NatureScapes Photo Salon Opens today

Where is your backyard? Is it just the area around your home or is it any area nearby that is familiar to you?

We invite you to explore and rediscover your New Mexican backyard.

Our vision is to inspire a greater appreciation and understanding of the natural world by celebrating nature through the art of photography.

First prize: Matthew Olivero “All the Small Things”
Second prize: Bert Pearlman “Wind Dance”
Honorable Mention: Vincent Frazzetta “First Hard Freeze”
Honorable Mention: Ann Wood “The Amazing Sphinx Moth”
First prize (student): Levi Smith “Leave Me Alone”
Second prize (student): Axel Smith “Trio of Weirdoes”
Third prize (student): Axel Smith “Slug it to you”


Friday October 28th

7pm to 11pm

Leave the kids at home and enjoy a Halloween party just for adults 21 and over (ID required).
•  Dancing in the Atrium and Disco Cave
•  Cash Bar and Scary Delicious Food Truck
•  Prizes for the Best Costume
•  Frightening Fractals in the Planetarium - $5 per person
•  The Original Nightmare on Elm Street in the Dynatheater - $5 per person


•    Advance tickets available at for $15:
•    Tickets available at the door on October 28th; Adults 21+ - $15
•    Students - $12 (only available at the door on 10/28)
•    Museum members - $10 (only available at the door on 10/28)

Upcoming Events

October 26, 2016 - 10:30am

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

October 28, 2016 - 7:00pm

An evening event for adults at the Museum!

October 29, 2016 - 10:00am

Garden Workshops for Families provide opportunities for families with children ages 4 to 12 to explore biology, garden practices, soil science and water in the desert in an outdoor garden setting

October 31, 2016 - 1:30pm

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

November 1, 2016 - 9:00am

Museum Closed today