New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

Address: 1801 Mountain Road North West
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Phone: 505-841-2800


We inspire a greater appreciation, understanding and stewardship of science and our natural world.


The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science preserves and interprets the distinctive natural and scientific heritage of our state through our extraordinary collections, research, exhibits and programs designed to ignite a passion for lifelong learning.

Recent News

  • Spring Break Science Program 2014

    Experience Museum exhibits and Museum specimens with staff scientists and artists. Explore how and why animals look and live the way they do with studio time and outdoor explorations. Make animal art with reusable materials including collage & printmaking, sculpting with...

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  • The Geologic Story of Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument

    A Lecture by Kirt Kempter, Ph.D. A new Trail Map and Geologic Guide to the Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument has just been published by authors Kirt Kempter and Richard Huelster. Dr. Kempter will present the geologic story of Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks, including th...

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  • Mummies:Secrets of the Past

    Journey to the royal tombs of Egypt and explore the history of ancient Egyptian society as told through the mummies of the past. Mummies follows explorers and scientists as they piece together the archaeological and genetic clues of Egyptian mummies, and provides audiences...

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