OUR MISSION: The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science preserves and interprets the distinctive natural and scientific heritage of our state through extraordinary collections, research, exhibits and programs designed to ignite a passion for lifelong learning.

At the Museum

Museum Admission

Adults (13-59) $8.00
Seniors (60+) $7.00
Children (3-12) $5.00

Planetarium Shows

Planetarium Tickets
Adults (13-59) $7.00
Seniors (60+) $6.00
Children (3-12) $4.00

DynaTheater Shows

DynaTheater Tickets
Adults (13-59) $7.00
Seniors (60+) $6.00
Children (3-12) $5.00


Da Vinci - The Genius Volunteer Positions

Grande Exhibitions’ Da Vinci – The Genius is the most comprehensive Leonardo da Vinci exhibition to tour the world. The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science is looking for friendly, outgoing, positive volunteers for the upcoming traveling exhibit, Da Vinci – The Genius. Volunteers will recognize the needs of guests and ensure they have a fun learning experience while exploring Leonardo’s life as an inventor, artist, scientist, anatomist, engineer, architect, sculptor and philosopher.

Volunteers are responsible for providing outstanding customer service by greeting guests, taking tickets, answering questions about exhibit content, and providing a well-rounded educational experience in Da Vinci – The Genius. Interested applicants are flexible and willing to work as part of a team, appreciative of both the scientific and artistic sides of the exhibit, able to work with people of all ages and provide excellent customer service. Bilingual skills are a plus! Positions are available for those 18 and older.

Three hours of training will be provided prior to working in the exhibit to familiarize volunteers with the Museum, facilitation techniques, customer service expectations, and with their role in Da Vinci – The Genius.

Volunteer shifts in Da Vinci – The Genius are available Monday through Sunday, 9:00am – 5:00pm. Shift times are 9:00am – 11:45am, 11:30am – 2:15pm, and 2:15 – 5:00pm. Volunteers are required to sign up for a minimum of three shifts each month that Da Vinci is at NMMNHS, February 10, 2018 to July 31, 2018.

Interested applicants should email volunteer.nhm@state.nm.us  or call 841-2877 with questions or for more information.

Upcoming Events

January 31, 2018 - 5:00am

See a cosmic coincidence of three lunar events coming together on one morning.

January 31, 2018 - 6:30pm

The red rock country of southern Utah, and extending into other areas of the southwest, has important outcrop examples that help researchers interpret the geologic history of Mars.

February 2, 2018 - 5:30pm

Get ready for the opening of the Leonardo da Vinci exhibit, just a little over a week away!

February 2, 2018 - 6:00pm

See the spectacular, award-winning full-dome planetarium fractal show!

February 3, 2018 - 10:00am

Museum Field Trip Birds of the Bosque del Apache