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New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

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Interesting presentation of the geologic timeline

Although I have a good science background, I tend to get confused about Mesozoic and Jurassic and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Volcano 3D

The 3D Volcano movie at the Dynatheater was worth the trip. Pretty sedate subject matter for an... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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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 yesterday

Although I have a good science background, I tend to get confused about Mesozoic and Jurassic and so on, can't remember which came when and what animals belong to which period. So I did particularly enjoy the walk through geologic time display here, and thought...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The 3D Volcano movie at the Dynatheater was worth the trip. Pretty sedate subject matter for an earth scientist but still fun. DEA exhibit on drugs and trafficking interesting.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Michael E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kids love the dinosaur bones - lots of fossils from in & around New Mexico. Everyone can learn from the Timeline of the Universe... Good planetarium shows. The DynaTheater is a huge IMAX-type facility tucked in the back and easily overlooked. Helpful docents. A great...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice layout, reasonable prices and good mix of bones and animated displays. Nice planetarium and takes about 2 hrs overall

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mom_with_Miles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was underwhelmed with this museum. There was an excellent mineral exhibition. The temporary exhibition was an Anti Drug Campaign. Too little focus on the opiod problem, and too much "Reefer Madness" slant to the marijuana display. That blew the credibility of the entire drug...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank idlewood4
Reviewed 22 January 2019

This is a NM gem. Such a great museum for the family. My kiddos loved it. They have lots of interactive displays for the kids, and some wonderful skeletal displays. Spend an afternoon at the museum. I believe they have free days but I dont...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Penny B
Reviewed 22 January 2019

This Museum of Natural History is a highly recoomended place to visit. It is a great show on the history of our planet with a lot of fossiles and reconstructed skeletons of dinosaurs etc. All in a great exhibition and interesting explanations, both in word...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank otten4
Reviewed 13 January 2019

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 9 January 2019

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 29 December 2018 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
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Response from shenier | Reviewed this property |
Three films currently - check their website and the link to the lockheed-martin-dynatheater
17 May 2016|
Response from Thamiris B | Reviewed this property |
It is 1801 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104, United States
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18 September 2015|
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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.