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New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

New Mexico's Most Visited Museum

Seismosaurus and Saurophaganax in "Age of Super Giants" exhibition.

Just minutes away from Albuquerque’s lively Old Town Plaza, the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science takes you on a journey through New Mexico’s past, from the formation of the universe to the present. This interactive, high-tech museum features an active volcano, Ice Age cave, and dinosaurs galore, including the enormous Tyrannosaurus rex and Seismosaurus.

The museum’s popular exhibition, Dawn of the Dinosaurs, is the only Triassic hall in North America. And in the museum’s hugely entertaining startup gallery, visitors can learn how the world’s personal computer revolution began in Albuquerque.

The Planetarium and Lockheed Martin DynaTheater are exciting detours on journeys through the museum, which also includes Café Dos Piedras and the Natureworks Discovery Store.

Now on exhibit at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

New Mexico CulturePass

Your ticket to 15 exceptional Museums and Historic Sites. From Indian treasures to space exploration, world-class folk art to awesome dinosaurs—our museums and monuments celebrate the essence of New Mexico every day.
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Featured DCA Exhibitions

No Idle Hands: The Myths & Meanings of Tramp Art

No Idle Hands examines a style of woodworking from the late 19th and early 20th centuries that made use of discarded cigar boxes and fruit crates notched and layered to make a variety of domestic objects.
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FossilWorks

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.
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John P. Stapp Air & Space Park

Named after International Space Hall of Fame Inductee and aeromedical pioneer Dr. John P. Stapp, the Air and Space Park consists of large space-related artifacts documenting mankinds exploration of space.
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New Mexico Colonial Home – Circa 1815

The Spanish colonial home (la casa) gives visitors an idea of what a home from the time around 1815 would have looked like.
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