Upcoming Events and Programs

It will be worth getting up early on October 8 to see a total lunar eclipse!
Safely view the only partial eclipse of the sun visible from North America for the next three years.
Join us for our Third Annual Fright Night! Adults 21+
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
On the first Sunday of every month, the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is FREE to all New Mexico residents. Bring a NM ID or proof of residence. Regular admission fees apply for DynaTheather and Planetarium shows.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Join members of The Albuquerque Astronomical Society and study the moon in the museum's observatory.
Adult Class - Creative Wire: Wire Sculpture. Learn a few fun things about New Mexico's natural world from a geologist's perspective and then to create your own handcrafted wire jewelry that will showcase these gems of the earth.
See the spectacular, award-winning fulldome planetarium show that takes viewers on a tour of the fractals in nature and zooms through infinitely complex mathematical fractals.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Enjoy fun family activities that demonstrate the power of the Sun?s light, heat, and radiation and view the Sun through a variety of specially-filtered telescopes.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
New Mexico scientists highlight their science and how it has evolved over the past century.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Join members of The Albuquerque Astronomical Society and study the moon in the museum's observatory.
Adult Class Paper Creative Wire: Minerals and Jewelry. Learn a few fun things about New Mexico's natural world from a geologist's perspective and then to create your own handcrafted wire jewelry that will showcase these gems of the earth.
The new Orion spacecraft is NASA's next generation vehicle to carry humans beyond Earth's orbit. See the first test mission of this launch system!
See the spectacular, award-winning fulldome planetarium show that takes viewers on a tour of the fractals in nature and zooms through infinitely complex mathematical fractals.
On the first Sunday of every month, the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is FREE to all New Mexico residents. Bring a NM ID or proof of residence. Regular admission fees apply for DynaTheather and Planetarium shows.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
New Mexico scientists highlight their science and how it has evolved over the past century.
Join us for a casual discussion followed by a themed tour. Limited to 15 people and includes coffee, light refreshments, and Museum
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
It's a Moonlit Masquerade New Year's Eve at the Museum.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Join members of The Albuquerque Astronomical Society and study the moon in the museum's observatory.