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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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First rate place for children and adults

This museum is a thoughtful combination of dinosaurs )great for kids) and excellent traveling... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2015
Nina J
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Very intersting museum, planeterium and IMAX theatre

Every time I go to this museum I find there are new and interesting exhibits. My husband and I... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2015
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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.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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1801 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1375
+1 505-841-2800
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

This museum is a thoughtful combination of dinosaurs )great for kids) and excellent traveling exhibits. The IMAX shows top rated examples of shows about the natural world.

Thank Nina J
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Every time I go to this museum I find there are new and interesting exhibits. My husband and I really enjoyed the Dyna theatre show "Walking With The Dinosaurs" in 3D. It was a much higher quality 3D than in the movie theatres and this...More

Thank Onvoyager
Reviewed 28 July 2015

This museum is extraordinarily well-done. Follow the map and take it in order through time periods. We stopped in the middle of our visit for a movie in the Planetarium (good, too) and resumed where we left off for a full experience. This was our...More

Thank Marcy M
Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

This is an enlightening temporary exhibit for this museum. Birds of Paradise exhibit exotic mating dances and have incredible plumage. You'll learn about the science of ornithology and the lengths scientist will go to document exotic species in impenetrable locations. Watch the video.

1  Thank Scott M
Reviewed 24 July 2015

My 9 year old son loved the museum and I was not bored out of my mind. It was a win! We went first thing on a Saturday and were happily free of crowds. It's a must go if you have a dinosaur loving kid...More

Thank Karyn T
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Great museum, and our visit enhanced by exhibit on loan from Brooklyn Museum. Called "Killer Heels," with great examples of high-heeled shoes from many countries across the centuries.

Thank SpeakerDoc
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We went to ABQ because our dino-loving son needed to see this museum. It was totally worth the trip. We were very impressed by the museum and stayed the entire day. The exhibits were great. So many different things to look at that all 3...More

Thank Courtney B
Reviewed 18 July 2015

we spent about three hours in this museum. Its a wonderful place to be educated on the history of New Mexico. their exhibits are very well done, they have an incredible time line gigantic poster and we also bought a poster size for our house...More

1  Thank liliana93
Reviewed 13 July 2015

This museum is very good for children and adults alike. The imax show of the oceans was a hit. This museum is for the history of New Mexico and very well presented. Did not go into the planetarium but expect it is also up to...More

Thank Rusty C
Reviewed 12 July 2015

I am struggling with what to say on this one - feeling indifferent I suppose. Well, we have been to many museums - this was not one of the best although it wasn't terrible. We didn't see any of the IMAX films but instead focused...More

Thank BondGirl65
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Kenneth A
What Dynamax movies are currently showing?
9 May 2017|
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Response from shenier | Reviewed this property |
Three films currently - check their website and the link to the lockheed-martin-dynatheater
address and phone number of New Mexico Museum of natural history and science
18 May 2016|
Response from Thamiris B | Reviewed this property |
It is 1801 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104, United States
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Is there a hotel shuttle for guests to and from the airport?
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.