Today at the Museum

Sunday, December 28

Museum Exhibits & Events
Planetarium Showtimes
DynaTheater Showtimes

Upcoming Events

Enjoy all of your family holiday favorites accompanied by millions of colors of laser light!
Enjoy some of the greatest music of all time complete with lasers and more special effects!
Young Explorers Winter Camp -- "Paleoforensics: Dinosaur PI"
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Young Explorers Winter Camp -- "Planet Camp"

more events...


NMMNHS Closing early Christmas Eve, closed Christmas and New Years Day

The museum will be closing at 2PM on Christmas Eve. It also will be closed on both Christmas and New Year's Day, but will be open the rest of Winter Break!

Executive Director Sought

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, is opening a search for a dynamic leader to administer all aspects of the museum's operations.

Dinosaur-killer asteroid almost destroyed mammals as well!

The extinction of the dinosaurs 66 million years ago is thought to have paved the way for mammals to dominate, but a new study shows that many mammals died off alongside the dinosaurs.

Dinosaur Century wins Book Award!

Dinosaur Century, a catalog book from our exhibit of the same name, has just received the 2014 New Mexico-Arizona Book Award for best book in the category of Nature/Environment!