The Naturalist Center
On long-term display at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
The Naturalist Center is a hands-on educational room in the Museum of Natural History & Science where visitors of all ages can learn about the natural world of New Mexico.
Microscopes, native animals, touch specimens and more wait for your exploration.
Also on exhibit at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
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Featured DCA Exhibitions
Dawn of the Dinosaurs, is the only exhibition in North America dedicated exclusively to the flora and fauna of the Triassic.
The process of extracting dinosaur fossils from the rock matrix that has encased them for millions of years is featured in the FossilWorks exhibit at the Museum.