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New Mexico Museum of Space History

NM Highway 2001, Alamogordo, NM 88311-5430
+1 877-333-6589
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Loved it, even though it was closed!

We didn't realize that their hours of operation had changed and, sadly for us, went through... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
CaraJW
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Round Rock, Texas
Museum visit

We spent about 3 hours going through the 3 or 4 floors (not sure how many) of the museum. There was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jennifernarcher
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Bentonville, Arkansas
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This museum complex includes the space museum, Planetarium, IMAX® dome theater, Hubbard Space Science Education Facility, and the International Space Hall of Fame.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“imax theater” (33 reviews)
“space travel” (23 reviews)
“space shuttle” (20 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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NM Highway 2001, Alamogordo, NM 88311-5430
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+1 877-333-6589
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We didn't realize that their hours of operation had changed and, sadly for us, went through Alamogordo on a Tuesday. BUT we easily spent an hour there walking around the many, many outside exhibits. Displays were all clearly marked and explanations were good. So sorry...More

Thank CaraJW
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We spent about 3 hours going through the 3 or 4 floors (not sure how many) of the museum. There was a lot of history and interactive exhibits. We were also able to see a show at the nearby IMAX theater. It was just across...More

Thank jennifernarcher
Reviewed 4 days ago

The New Mexico Museum of Space History is for all ages - having seen the landing on the moon in 1969 and the progress since then, this place is an excellent reminder of how far we have come in the Space Program. Activities for the...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was neat. When we went none of the simulators worked, and all the buttons you pushed to hear about the exhibit weren't working either. But it was still pretty cool. There is a great photo op where your kids can dress up like an...More

Thank Lando G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum itself is great to visit. However if you decide to have a child's birthday party, be sure you stay on top of communications. We had everything set and paid for with age appropriate activities planned for our child's party. Come party day, we...More

Thank Kristina C
Cathy H, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Museum of Space History, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kristina, On behalf of Museum Director Christopher Orwoll and Education Director Dave Dooling, please accept our apologies for not responding sooner in regards to the issues involving your child’s birthday party. As we worked to resolve the internal issue, we failed to acknowledge your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am someone who likes to visit the off beat and hidden gems in any given area (this definitely qualifies). This is a museum that has different artifacts and exhibits that detail space travel. Although this museum was under upgrades (as of June 2017) I'm...More

Thank Malcolm S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great museum! Lots of fascinating information, interactive things to keep your interest and a lot of information on the people who have influenced and contributed to space travel. We got there after lunch, so we didn't have time to see the Space Hall of...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cool little place to visit while in NW. This is not a very large place but has allot to see. You can easily spend a few hours here if you wanted. The facility has (if I remember correctly) 4 floors of exhibits. You start at...More

1  Thank calderon2370
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to visit. Something for everyone. Very informative. Great layout and wonderful building. Touching to see the grave of the first chimp in space - Ham.

1  Thank pris0nbreak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a display area out front with a variety of rockets and the actual Rocket Sled that Dr Stapp road on Holloman Sled Track in Dec of 1954 which made him the fastest man on earth! Inside is a gift shop with some unique...More

1  Thank JEFFREY C
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Do you have Wheelchair rentals available?
19 November 2016|
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Response from Cathy H | Property representative |
The museum does have an available wheelchair. It is free to use.
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Cost for seniors?
27 May 2016|
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Response from Bill W | Reviewed this property |
Visitor Category Museum **Planetarium** Adult (13 to 59) $6.00 ** $3.50** Senior Citizens (60+) & (Military - active, retired, & dependents) and NM Residents $5.00 **$ 3.50** Child (3 to 12 yrs) $4.00... More
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