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New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

New Mexico's Most Visited Museum

Seismosaurus and Saurophaganax in "Age of Super Giants" exhibition.

Just minutes away from Albuquerque’s lively Old Town Plaza, the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science takes you on a journey through New Mexico’s past, from the formation of the universe to the present. This interactive, high-tech museum features an active volcano, Ice Age cave, and dinosaurs galore, including the enormous Tyrannosaurus rex and Seismosaurus.

The museum’s popular exhibition, Dawn of the Dinosaurs, is the only Triassic hall in North America.

The Planetarium and Lockheed Martin DynaTheater are exciting detours on journeys through the museum, which also includes a cafe and the Natureworks Discovery Store.

On exhibit at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

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Featured DCA Exhibitions

The Land that Enchants Me So: Picturing Popular Songs of New Mexico

Before radio and television, when making music at home was the evening’s entertainment and playing the piano was
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Joe Pfeiffer: My Long Journey

Artist Jacob Pfeiffer’s long journey covers 80-plus years and two continents. During the course of his amazing
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¡Aquí Estamos: The Heart of Arte!

¡Aquí Estamos: The Heart of Arte! celebrates the NHCC Art Museum’s growing permanent collection
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Shifting Light : Photographic Perspectives

Shifting Light offers a twenty-first century perspective on the museum’s long-term engagement with the popular
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