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New Mexico Museum of Space History

Nm Hwy 2001, Alamogordo, NM 88311-5430
+1 877-333-6589
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Still magic. Still kept up very well

The displays are limited by our own surrender of the space race. The theater and presentations are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Marcos, TX
via mobile
Excellent !!!!

This museum, on a hill overlooking the town, covers only a small area but the main building is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bulkington, United Kingdom
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This museum complex includes the space museum, Planetarium, IMAX® dome theater, Hubbard Space Science Education Facility, and the International Space Hall of Fame.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“imax theater” (37 reviews)
“space travel” (27 reviews)
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Nm Hwy 2001, Alamogordo, NM 88311-5430
+1 877-333-6589
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The displays are limited by our own surrender of the space race. The theater and presentations are good (ok stellar). The museum sits impressively on the hill. Avoid the relief route and take time to be the spaceman once more. Or spacewoman.

Thank KerrvilleGhost
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum, on a hill overlooking the town, covers only a small area but the main building is multi-storied and packs a hugh amount of interesting exhibits therein. You can trace the development of rocketry and space exploration right from the V2 weapons of WW11...More

Thank RalphMidlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are very good exhibits inside and out and lots of information about space travel. we were disappointed with the planetarium as it was basically an advert for Google and it's moon space race. We had expected a space film history.

Thank HarrisSurrey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to learn things about our space program in the past. Also they have a IMAX Theater which they show a 40 minute movie on our National Parks & a 40 minute movie about our Air Force carriers. Very interesting place could spend all...More

Thank Sherry B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were somewhat disappointed with the amount of renovation all happening at once. Interesting outdoor exhibits. There is also a planetarium, I-Max, and more exhibits in a different building. Best exhibit in my non-scientific mind was feeling a rocket lift-off. If you were interested in...More

Thank Maelrarny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The exhibits are pretty hands on too. You can dress up as an astronaut and have your picture taken as you walk on the moon! Also has a Star Trek exhibit which is pretty cool. And the outdoor display should be viewed too as it...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boys (23yrs) and (17yrs), my husband and I were very impressed with the lay out and props of this museum both inside and out. Well done! I would love to go back and I recommend it to any one. It's a must see!

Thank 1989CAS
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Good exhibit most of it was training mock up. But good history of space travel. No where near to air and spacr in D.C. But not claiming to be. It's a good walk down space history lane

Thank randy k
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This museum was different from others we have visited. The missile exhibits make a visit to White Sands National Monument more meaningful. There are renovations that will allow for more exhibits in the future. Our 4 year old grandson enjoyed hands on exhibits, including posing...More

Thank grits4
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This museum two hours from I-10 had loads of great space memoribilia from old rockets to a rumbling example of different types of launches. From a burned out German V-2 missle to one of the early space capsules one could spend many hours walking the...More

Thank scooter46
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19 November 2016|
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Response from Cathy H | Property representative |
The museum does have an available wheelchair. It is free to use.
28 May 2016|
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Response from Bill W | Reviewed this property |
Visitor Category Museum **Planetarium** Adult (13 to 59) $6.00 ** $3.50** Senior Citizens (60+) & (Military - active, retired, & dependents) and NM Residents $5.00 **$ 3.50** Child (3 to 12 yrs) $4.00... More