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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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A must see

This museum has so many areas, so much to see, make sure you have several hours to take it all in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Everett, Washington
One of my favorite places to visit.

There is something new to see every visit. On my last visit we watched the Planetarium show and... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Abbey S
Lame Deer, Montana
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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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1801 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1375
+1 505-841-2800
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum has so many areas, so much to see, make sure you have several hours to take it all in. Clean, well kept displays. We really enjoyed every minute.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

There is something new to see every visit. On my last visit we watched the Planetarium show and viewed the Opal exhibit. Both were excellent.

1  Thank Abbey S
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We had plan to only go to a showing in the planetarium but we had arrived late for the one we wanted to watch but decided to see another showing that started an hour late. We decided to check out the dinosaur museum and other...More

1  Thank Jone3529
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This is my first visit to such a museum but I was impressed! Excellent cafe and gift shop. Easily visited in a couple of hours. It is a shame that Wild Music is a temporary exhibit - such fun and interactive so even kids were...More

1  Thank yalondade
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

A good place to get out of the heat and learn about way, way past of New Mexico. Good lay out and simple navigation. It was okay but not top of the to-do list.

1  Thank Diane S
Reviewed 4 July 2017

My kids loved the dinosaur bones the best. The museum is set up as a sort of time line that you can follow along through using the maps and numbers. It makes the museum very logically put together.

1  Thank Thompsonian
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We got to the museum at 2:45 and decided to do the IMAX at 3:00 then the museum .. it was 44.00$ for me my husband and 12 year old son. The IMAX was ok we should of picked something else to watch .. show...More

1  Thank Tiera N
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Exhibits are well put together and put our equivalent in Los Angeles to shame. There is an IMAX theater and a reasonable cafe on the premises.

1  Thank Jim P
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The museum has convenient parking - close and free. The museum was not crowded on a Thursday afternoon. The 3D Movie was $10 each and there was ample room for seating. In the upper corner, there is popcorn and beverages for sale. The movie was...More

1  Thank VegasBling
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Go to the desk get tickets to the IMAX theater. WE got back-to-back and a discount was given. Movies are 45 minutes long shown on a really big screen. (I always fell like I'm in a place like Disneyland) Movie starts. Our two were Mysteries...More

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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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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.