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+
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.
The new Orion spacecraft is NASA's next generation vehicle to carry humans beyond Earth's orbit. Watch the next chance at a successful launch!
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Enjoy all of your family holiday favorites accompanied by millions of colors of laser light!
Enjoy the amazing music of Pink Floyd along with spectacular laser effects!
Enjoy some of the greatest music of all time complete with lasers and more special effects!
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Two great museums, one great party: It's a Museum Masquerade New Year's Eve!
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.
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is proud to present: 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.
STARTUP for Students! Explore the Museum's STARTUP: Albuquerque and the Personal Computer Revolution Gallery. The NM Highlands University Department of Media Arts & Technology, at The Museum, is offering four workshops.
STARTUP for Students! Explore the Museum's STARTUP: Albuquerque and the Personal Computer Revolution Gallery. The NM Highlands University Department of Media Arts & Technology, at The Museum, is offering four workshops.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is proud to present: 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.
Join members of The Albuquerque Astronomical Society and study the moon in the museum's observatory.
Join us for a casual discussion followed by a themed tour. Limited to 15 people and includes coffee, light refreshments, and Museum
Join members of The Albuquerque Astronomical Society and study the moon in the museum's observatory.
Join members of The Albuquerque Astronomical Society and study the moon in the museum's observatory.