Science

Paleontology

NMMNH&S has a vibrant paleoscience department that does current research and has extensive fossil collections.

Spencer Lucas
Curator of Paleontology
Thomas Williamson
Curator of Paleontology
Gary Morgan
Curator of Paleontology
Collecting Fossils
Learn how researchers at the Museum collect the fossils used for research and display.
Paleo-Database
Examine the Museum's paleontology collections with this database, developed as a partnership project between the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science and the New Mexico Bureau of Land Management.