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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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Bring the children and the small boy in you.

Slightly comparable to Ferndale in Atlanta. Well curated and relevant explanation to the ABQ area... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bing M
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Cebu City, Philippines
Simply amazing.

This is a very unique place with a mixture of real and replica dinosaur bones, outer space... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
n0qlt
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Joplin, Missouri
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Carole.y.gauthier
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Very interesting laser light show featuring Pink Floyd music by the local group Pink Freud. This is a cozy planetarium that is comfortable. This special event was full. After excellent show they allowed us to view a few of the exhibits on sound before leaving....More

Thank Kirk H
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Went the end of Oct. The place was virtually empty. Tons of real Dino fossils. Lots of touch and learn exhibits. Museum workers were exceptional and eager to share their knowledge. Twice we were invited to go behind the scene in the back and got...More

Thank islandgems
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Very comprehensive displays and you could spend 3 hours here. Lots to see and learn. There's a place where you can get food too.

Thank Pennie S
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Kenneth A
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Three films currently - check their website and the link to the lockheed-martin-dynatheater
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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.
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