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


National Take Back Day

April 27th 10:00am-2:00pm

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is a safe and convenient way to dispose of expired and unused prescription drugs while also addressing a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs. The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet.

For more Information please contact Dianna Flores @ 505-228-9106

Drug Disposal Flyer     Drug Disposal Flyer (Spanish)

Story Time

When: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the Month
Time: 10:00-11:00am
Where: Classroom #1

Free with Admission
For more information contact kellyj.white@state.nm.us.

This is Your Brain on Dance

Join us Friday, April 19th
from 6:00pm – 10:30pm

for an adults only dance party.
Learn about the positive effects of dance on your brain, and put that knowledge to work on our dance floor! We will have a cash bar, a DJ, dance demonstrations, TED Talks in the planetarium, a food truck, and a farewell celebration for our T-rex, Stan.  

21 + only (bring your I.D.)
Tickets $15

($10 for museum members and dance club members).

Upcoming Events

April 19, 2019 - 6:00pm

Adult Night Dance Party

April 24, 2019 - 6:30pm

Lecture Series “The Brain: It’s More Than You Think” Join us for lectures related to our two new exhibits: “Brain: The Inside Story” and “Drugs: Cost and Consequences” both opening early 2019

April 27, 2019 - 10:00am

Celebrate the wet side of Earth Day with hands-on demonstrations from water organizations around the state.

May 3, 2019 - 9:30am

Introduction to Mindfulness: Workshop for adults

May 3, 2019 - 6:00pm

First Friday Fractals shows at 6:00 or 7:00 p.m. are more informational and include videos that explain a bit about the math behind the most popular fractal (the Mandelbrot set) and provide an overview of the Fractal Foundation’s education and outreach program.