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*Please note that discounted tickets, including member rate tickets, may only be purchased at the museum box office. Tickets sales end at 3pm each day.


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

DynaTheater Tickets
Adults (13-59) $7.00
Seniors (60+) $6.00
Children (3-12) $5.00


NatureSacpes 2018, Clouds

This year, turn your camera skyward in search of clouds. Can you capture the natural beauty of the colors and shapes of the New Mexico sky?

This is your opportunity to become part of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. Our vision is to inspire a greater appreciation and under-standing of the natural world by celebrating nature through the art of photography.

Download an entry form here and submit your print between August 1st-31st.

Da Vinci video contest

Da Vinci, The Genius in Me,

Solutions for a Better Tomorrow Video Contest

We’re looking for individuals, small groups and classrooms to show us their creativity, innovation …  and the Genius of our local STEAM students!

New Mexico students are invited to create a 2-3 minute video showcasing integration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) to compete for prizes. Great opportunity for students to showcase their imagination, creativity – and genius – in conjunction with the arrival of the DaVinci The Genius Exhibition in NM Awards event held at the DynaTheater on June 23rd, 2018 .


Interested in making Classroom /Field Trip Reservation to visit the Da Vinci the Genius exhibition at the Museum? Click here.
Looking for Educator Resources? Click here.

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Upcoming Events

May 28, 2018 - 9:30am

Clay Science at the Museum combines the science of clay (its role in soil and geology) with artistic exploration and making art.

May 28, 2018 - 3:30pm

Clay Science at the Museum combines the science of clay (its role in soil and geology) with artistic exploration and making art.

June 1, 2018 - 5:30pm

Discover how mechanical technology from the Renaissance is used to explore other planets.

June 9, 2018 - 10:00am

Michelle Korte and Cirrelda Snider-Bryan - Create a portrait using pigmented recycled paper pulp.

June 15, 2018 - 6:30pm

Create your own masterpiece, dance, and sample wine from a cash bar.