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Visitor Information


The Museum is open Wednesday through Monday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed on Tuesday.
The museum is also closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's days.


Click Here to Download a map of the Museum (PDF)

Admission Prices 

Venue MUSEUM EXHIBITS DYNATHEATER PLANETARIUM COMBO (Museum & DynaTheater OR Planetarium; purchased at museum only) SUPER COMBO (All Venues; purchased at museum only)
Adults (18-59) $8 $7 $7 $10 $15
Seniors (60+) $7 $6 $6 $9 $13.50
Youth (13-17) $7 $6 $6 $9 $13.50
Children (3-12) $5 $4 $4 $7 $10.50
Tots (2 & Under) Free Free Free Free Free

Online Ticketing

  • Online ticketing is available for advanced ticket purchasing and day of tickets.

If you have a museum membership, please call 505-841-2851 to reserve your tickets in advance.
Currently, DynaTheater and Planetarium tickets are available for purchase only at the Museum Admission Desk.

Entering and Exiting the Museum

  • Guests are asked to enter the Museum only through the main doors at the 18th Street lobby.  Once inside the Museum, visitors will be asked to exit through Natureworks gift shop and the Café doors.  Note that the Café is not open at this time; please plan accordingly.

Membership & Passes

  • NMMNHS Members will continue to receive complimentary admission to the Museum, but now must reserve their tickets ahead of time by calling the membership desk at 505.841.2851. Please note that someone will be available to answer this number Wed. - Sun. only during operating hours. 

If you have a museum membership, please call 505-841-2851 to reserve your tickets in advance

Safety Measures

  • Restrooms are available and will be cleaned and sanitized frequently.
  • Masks are optional.
  • Please help keep everyone safe and respect personal boundaries and safe distances.

Additional Notices

  • The public will not have access to coat checks, lockers, or backpack/purse storage.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call 505-841-2869


The Museum is located at 1801 Mountain Road NW in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

From Interstate 40, take Rio Grande Boulevard south about half a mile to Mountain Road, then east on Mountain Road less than a half a mile to the Museum, turning north on 18th street to the parking lot. The Museum entrance is on 18th Street.


Museum Free Admission Days

  • Free admission is offered to the museum through the use of the Family Pass.
  • New Mexico Resident Seniors (60+ years) are free to the museum every Wednesday.

Museum Free Admissions Policy For Foster Families, Veterans, and Active Military

On March 19, 2019, HB 303, granting free admission to all New Mexico foster parents and foster children to all New Mexico Museums and Historic Sites was signed into law. Active foster parent/foster child status shall be verified through an official foster parent identification card. Expired status cards will not be accepted.

Disabled veterans of the U.S. armed forces receive free admission by showing their museum identification card from the VA. The free ticket is available to the veteran only.

*Note – Free admission for children to DCA museums and historic sites in accordance with the policy of each museum/site shall remain unchanged.

Gift Cards for the gift store are available and cannot be used for admission to the museum. VISA, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover are accepted. Wheelchairs are available on request.

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