Upcoming Events and Programs

Learn about the effects that forest fires have on the ecology of our New Mexico Wilderness
Enjoy a beautiful summer afternoon at The Sandia Mountain Natural History Center: trails, picnic areas, and exhibits will be open all day!
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!
Jurassic Park
See the films that started it all: the Jurassic Park series on the 5-story DynaTheater screen!
The Lost World: Jurassic Park
See the films that started it all: the Jurassic Park series on the 5-story DynaTheater screen!
We are honored to have world-renowned paleontologist, Steve Brusatte, visit the Museum on May 26. Don't miss out on meeting him and hearing about his recent collaboration on the new giant screen adventure, Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 3D now showing at the DynaTheater.
Jurassic Park III
See the films that started it all: the Jurassic Park series on the 5-story DynaTheater screen!
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
See the spectacular, award-winning full-dome planetarium fractal show!
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.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Join us for a family rafting adventure next summer! We'll float 26 miles between Bluff and Mexican Hat, Utah.
New Mexico scientists highlight their science and how it has evolved over the past century.
Ages 3 through 5 with adults Explore air in its most tangible form - wind - by feeling it, making it, and seeing its effects on other objects
International SUNday encourages participants to share their creative photos, drawings, and thoughts about the sun on social media sites.
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.
See the spectacular, award-winning full-dome planetarium fractal show!
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.
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.
Ages 3 through 5 with adults Explore air in its most tangible form - wind - by feeling it, making it, and seeing its effects on other objects
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.
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.
See the spectacular, award-winning full-dome planetarium fractal show!
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.
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.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.