Science & Research
The curators at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science direct scientific research and collection activities for the Museum. All of the science staff conduct research on the natural history of New Mexico and the surrounding areas.
Join Museum staff for 300 Seconds of Science, a weekly spot from the Museum and Good Day New Mexico, on KOB-TV Channel 4.
The mission of Bioscience Collection is to provide collections of plants, mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians, insects and mollusks that represent the natural history of New Mexico and southwestern North America.
The Geoscience wing of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science conducts research geology and paleontology, and maintains the Museum's extensive fossil and mineralogical collections.
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science produces a variety of publications, ranging from posters to a bilingual education series for elementary teachers to technical contributions on natural history.