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New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

Open Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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This museum is a lot of fun and has changing exhibits and some hands on activities .

I like the place so much that we are members. My grandson really enjoys the museum and wants to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Wonderful museum for all ages

Lots of rocks, dinosaurs, fossils, and a great gift shop! Reasonable entrance fee. Easy place to... read more

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Visitors explore the origins and geological history of the American Southwest through vivid displays including dinosaur models, ice-age cave replicas, a naturalist center and a walk-through volcano.
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1801 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1375
+1 505-841-2800
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I like the place so much that we are members. My grandson really enjoys the museum and wants to visit it when he comes to town. We especially enjoy the dynamax theater and its great selection of movies. Some times it runs seasonal specials like...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jpw833
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of rocks, dinosaurs, fossils, and a great gift shop! Reasonable entrance fee. Easy place to spend a few hours or the whole day. .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hhstitches
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ducked in due to the weather and could not have been happier. Exhibits well done and so much to see. Staff informative and energetic.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank piginapoke241
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Good exhibits to fascinate both young and old showcasing the unique regional role of "dinosaur" finds. Emphasis on some of the more contemporary issues could be addressed, but overall a good museum to visit when in the area. Wish I would have gone sooner on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Barnetjb123
Reviewed 18 November 2018

You can tour the museum with tons of dinosaur exhibits and interactive sea animals. Then there us an interactive snake, spider and fish exhibit. The kids get to explore and have a great time.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Terry S
Reviewed 9 November 2018

A two story building with elevators, huge dinosaurs reconstructions (skeletal) and excellent displays.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cal N
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Walking distance from Old Town, and a nice break from Old Town’s myriad souvenir shops. Museum is beautiful with great dinosaurs, rocks, minerals, paleo art exhibit currently going on, lovely gift shop. Lots of volunteers to explain things. Kids will love this place, too. Part...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DEP3
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Hubby and I had a great afternoon here. We are both interested in earth science and paleontology. Great exhibits and information. We walked our feet off, so could we ask for a few more benches for tired feet? Appreciated the book store and the cafe...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank carliewired
Reviewed 15 October 2018

It is on par with other natural history museums around the country. You have your typical fossils of dinosaurs and other animals. We went to the planetarium show and my husband and I found it more enjoyable and informative than my kids did. Employees and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rachel_Littleton_CO
Reviewed 12 October 2018

The museum has free parking. The museum is quite sizable with a helpful staff. Admission was free on the day I visited. There are many exhibits, including a planetarium, with several that are youth oriented. They have a large gift shop, as well.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ransom007
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Response from shenier | Reviewed this property |
Three films currently - check their website and the link to the lockheed-martin-dynatheater
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It is 1801 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104, United States
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Response from Stephanie M | Reviewed this property |
Some hotels have shuttles to and from the airport, but none go to the Museum that I know of. There are bus stops near the museum.