Today at the Museum

Saturday, December 20

Museum Exhibits & Events
Planetarium Showtimes
DynaTheater Showtimes

Upcoming Events

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.
Young Explorers Winter Camp -- "For the Birds"
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Young Explorers Winter Camp -- "Scratch Programming in the Physical World"
Young Explorers Winter Camp -- "Poops and Prints""

more events...


Executive Director Sought

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, is opening a search for a dynamic leader to administer all aspects of the museum's operations.

Dinosaur-killer asteroid almost destroyed mammals as well!

The extinction of the dinosaurs 66 million years ago is thought to have paved the way for mammals to dominate, but a new study shows that many mammals died off alongside the dinosaurs.

Dinosaur Century wins Book Award!

Dinosaur Century, a catalog book from our exhibit of the same name, has just received the 2014 New Mexico-Arizona Book Award for best book in the category of Nature/Environment!

90 Million Year Old Turtle!

A hiker stumbled upon a 90 million year old turtle fossil near Truth or Consequences, NM making news around the world! Our collections researchers carefully excavated it and are hard at work studying this great find.