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New Mexico Museum of Space History

Nm Hwy 2001, Alamogordo, NM 88311-5430
+1 877-333-6589
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In all fairness, it looked like this museum was in process of a remodel, however, after visiting... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Todd B
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Beaverton, Oregon
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Every American should get a good dose of the information in this museum.

Lynn and I and friends recently toured the New Mexico Museum of Space History. A friend from Las... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Radiohutch
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Safety Harbor, Florida
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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.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“imax theater” (36 reviews)
“space travel” (27 reviews)
“space shuttle” (24 reviews)
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Nm Hwy 2001, Alamogordo, NM 88311-5430
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"the white sands"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

In all fairness, it looked like this museum was in process of a remodel, however, after visiting the outstanding missile museum at White Sands, I expected more. There were a few nice exhibits, particularly the Gene Roddenberry section, but all in all, we blew through...More

Thank Todd B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lynn and I and friends recently toured the New Mexico Museum of Space History. A friend from Las Cruces suggested that this museum was a must see while in the Central New Mexico area. Admission was $7.00 each for Seniors and Military. The museum discovers...More

Thank Radiohutch
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All sorts of fun displays. Star Trek images and history was a nice surprise. We definitely enjoyed our visit here. The elevators were under construction but even still they did a good job of getting everyone where they wanted to go when the wanted to...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

I went early in the day so I only had access to the outdoor displays but it was still well worth the effort to stop by.

Thank Steven P
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Really enjoyed visiting the museum and seeing all of the exhibits marking the progression of space exploration. Starting with early rocketry and proceeding through the space shuttle years, there are lots of interesting artifacts, exhibits and videos.

Thank Mark H
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

The best part for me was the F1 engine in the rocket garden. You can walk right up to it and see the nuts, bolts, welds, and every intricate detail of this monster engine from the Saturn V. The exhibit about how rockets guide themselves...More

Thank toad94
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Small museum, but some nice exhibits detailing space history. Exhibits about the early space missions, missiles, rockets. Astronaut/ space “hall of fame” with pictures and details about people important to space history. Also outdoor area with rockets, engines, and other large items. Traveling with a...More

Thank JoyousWITravel
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

The museum was extremely fun for my teenagers. They enjoyed the planetarium very much. I have no complaints about the museum itself besides some closed displays due to renovations, but at least they are trying to improve. My issue was the front desk staff. They...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Interesting history of space and rockets. Great place for kids. Enjoyed the movie “The Black Holes” Easy access and lots of rockets to see up close.

Thank Landa M
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Just wanted you to know, it is opened six days per week but CLOSED on TUESDAYS! We were driving from Sitting Bulls Falls to White Sands and wanted to see this place but it was closed. Will keep on our bucket list for the future....More

1  Thank RayneLa
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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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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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