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Operating since 1967, the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center (SMNHC) serves approximately 14,000 people a year.  
 
Please Note: SMNHC trails, facilities, and parking lot are closed to public access except during special events or scheduled programs.  Visit our "Programs" tab to find out about public events or how to arrange a program with us.

 

The SMNHC staff consists of an eclectic blend of naturalists, biologists, historians, and public school teachers who all share a passion for the outdoors.  In addition to our full-time employees, we also maintain a dedicated volunteer base full of people with rich experiences and skills that further aid our mission.

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Camp-In!
Join us for a night of exploration, adventure and fun!
 
Want to provide a unique and memorable experience to your students or organization that they are sure to never forget? The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science will provide just that! Our Camp-In program offers an exciting hands-on educational experience for children 6 through 11 years of age.

Check out what is happening at NMMNH&S - from field trips, to tours, lectures and more.

How and why did life on Earth emerge? New research taking place around the globe-including here in New Mexico-suggests we are close to answering this question.

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