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New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

1801 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1375
+1 505-841-2800
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One and done

My husband and I visited the museum on a rainy day, and it was fun but not something we will feel... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tori J
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Great Museum

I have been to this museum many times. It is educational and fun. There are many interactive... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Visitors explore the origins and geological history of the American Southwest through vivid displays including dinosaur models, ice-age cave replicas, a naturalist center and a walk-through volcano.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dinosaur bones” (20 reviews)
“imax theater” (14 reviews)
“new mexico” (86 reviews)
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1801 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1375
1801 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1375
+1 505-841-2800
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the museum on a rainy day, and it was fun but not something we will feel the need to do again. It’s fun to walk through, although I thought there would be more dinosaurs and things, but once you have...More

Thank Tori J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to this museum many times. It is educational and fun. There are many interactive displays and there is a Dynamax theater as well as a Planetarium. You can see where dinosaur bones are being removed from rock. This is a great place...More

1  Thank Calvinswalker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I love going to this museum. The permanent exhibits alone will keep you captivated for hours. Add to this, the traveling exhibits and you'll need to return. Currently, the Music display - which runs through the end of 2017 - is amazing....More

1  Thank mwcw
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Slightly comparable to Ferndale in Atlanta. Well curated and relevant explanation to the ABQ area. Do not miss the 3-D movie

Thank Bing M
Reviewed 30 November 2017

This is a very unique place with a mixture of real and replica dinosaur bones, outer space, historical, geological and zoological exhibits. One of the things I really liked is there are a number of items marked "Please Touch." They have a number of nice...More

Thank n0qlt
Reviewed 25 November 2017

There were a lot of dinosaur displays, and a volcano. Perfect places to take visitor's from out of town with school age children. I'm an adult and I loved it.

Thank mscoody
Reviewed 16 November 2017

I am so glad I visited this museum. There are lots of dinosaur bones as well as other cool exhibits.

Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Very impressed with his museum! Easy to get around, clean and comfortable atmosphere. Exhits were organised and easy to understand. Was surprised that a lot of the exhibts were actually from New Mexico! Adult and kids alike enjoyed this museum.

Thank Madison8582
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Very vibrant, bright, and friendly, this museum is for touching and working bells and whistles... Loved the dinosaures, the stars and overall a good afternoon.

1  Thank Carole.y.gauthier
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This is a really nice museum of natural history and science. It has an interactive space section, then goes through time from the big bang to the evolution of mammals. There's a small section on climate change, but otherwise skips over humans all together, which...More

Thank kimmyetal
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Kenneth A
10 May 2017|
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Response from shenier | Reviewed this property |
Three films currently - check their website and the link to the lockheed-martin-dynatheater
18 May 2016|
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It is 1801 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104, United States
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19 September 2015|
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Response from Stephanie M | Reviewed this property |
Some hotels have shuttles to and from the airport, but none go to the Museum that I know of. There are bus stops near the museum.