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!
Prehistoric Preschool is a Museum program for 3-5 year-olds and their adult companions to explore natural history topics in a supportive and fun atmosphere.
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!
It will be worth getting up early on April 4 to see a unique almost total lunar eclipse!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 family rafting adventure next summer! We'll float 26 miles between Bluff and Mexican Hat, Utah.