Space Science Events

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science has a number of Space Science themed events throughout the year.


Fractal Fridays

Photo by Velvet Valentine

The First Friday of every month

First Friday Fractals is 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. Featuring original music, the show is both educational and highly entertaining, and suitable for audiences 3 and up.


Lunar Mondays

Our observatory will be open for free one Monday a month for lunar observing!

View the moon close up and learn about its features, space exploration, and more!

The next openings will be:

  • January 26, 2015 7-8 p.m.
  • February 23, 2015 7-8 p.m.
  • March 30, 2015 8:30-9:30 p.m.