AAA Editor Notes
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.