OUR MISSION: The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science preserves and interprets the distinctive natural and scientific heritage of our state through extraordinary collections, research, exhibits and programs designed to ignite a passion for lifelong learning.

At the Museum

Museum Admission

Adults (13-59) $8.00
Seniors (60+) $7.00
Children (3-12) $5.00

Planetarium Shows

Planetarium Tickets
Adults (13-59) $7.00
Seniors (60+) $6.00
Children (3-12) $4.00

DynaTheater Shows

Lockheed Martin DynaTheater Tickets
Adults (13-59) $10.00
Seniors (60+) $8.00
Children (3-12) $6.00

Announcements

Owls in the Land of Enchantment

April 15 – September 25, 2017

Discover owls of New Mexico. Learn about the unique adaptations of owls, where they live and how they hunt. What do owls mean to you?
This new exhibit features photography by Dennis Dusenbery and specimens from New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science and the Museum of Southwestern Biology University of New Mexico.

Special Exhibit

The Wonderful World of Opals Opens Friday, February 10, 2017

Katherine Jetter, leading expert in the opal industry, is our guest curator. This amazing exhibit features examples of Australian, Mexican, Ethiopian and Peruvian opal, as well as some set jewels from Jetter’s collection.

FREE with Museum admission.

Upcoming Events

May 29, 2017 - 1:30pm

Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.

May 30, 2017 - 9:00am

Museum Closed today

June 2, 2017 - 6:00pm

See the spectacular, award-winning full-dome planetarium fractal show!

June 3, 2017 - 9:00am

Anniversary Event

June 4, 2017 (All day)

On the first Sunday of every month, the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is FREE to all New Mexico residents. Bring a NM ID or proof of residence. Regular admission fees apply for DynaTheather and Planetarium shows