New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

1801 Mountain Rd. N.W.
Albuquerque, NM 87104- Map It
(505) 841-2800

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New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science is .5 mi. s. of I-40 on Rio Grande Blvd., then 2 blks. e. to 1801 Mountain Rd. N.W. The origins and geological history of the Southwest are explored through full-scale dinosaur models, a walk-through volcano model, an ice age cave replica, a time machine and a fossil preparation area. A saltwater tide pool, a hands-on naturalist center, botanical exhibits and planetarium shows also are offered. The Lockheed Martin DynaTheater presents giant-screen film adventures to exotic locales. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Museum or planetarium show $7; $6 (ages 60+); $4 (ages 3-12). DynaTheater $10; $8 (ages 60+); $6 (ages 3-12). Combination tickets are available.
Hours: Daily 9-5. DynaTheater films are shown on the hour 10-4; other show schedules vary. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas.