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!
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.
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!
Enjoy an exclusive screening of the holiday classic "The Polar Express" on the giant screen in the DynaTheater. Every person will receive a small surprise.
Enjoy an exclusive screening of the holiday classic "The Polar Express" on the giant screen in the DynaTheater. Every person will receive a small surprise.
Enjoy an exclusive screening of the holiday classic "The Polar Express" on the giant screen in the DynaTheater. Every person will receive a small surprise.
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!
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
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.
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 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.