Upcoming Events and Programs

Learn about the effects that forest fires have on the ecology of our New Mexico Wilderness
Enjoy a beautiful summer afternoon at The Sandia Mountain Natural History Center: trails, picnic areas, and exhibits will be open all day!
Enjoy fun family activities that demonstrate the power of the Sun?s light, heat, and radiation and view the Sun through a variety of specially-filtered telescopes.
The new Orion spacecraft is NASA's next generation vehicle to carry humans beyond Earth's orbit. Watch the next chance at a successful launch!
Prehistoric Preschool is a Museum program for 3-5 year-olds and their adult companions to explore natural history topics in a supportive and fun atmosphere.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Prehistoric Preschool is a Museum program for 3-5 year-olds and their adult companions to explore natural history topics in a supportive and fun atmosphere.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Join members of The Albuquerque Astronomical Society and study the moon in the museum's observatory.
It will be worth getting up early on April 4 to see a unique almost total lunar eclipse!
On the first Sunday of every month, the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is FREE to all New Mexico residents. Bring a NM ID or proof of residence. Regular admission fees apply for DynaTheather and Planetarium shows.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is proud to present: New Mexico scientists highlight their science and how it has evolved over the past century.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
New Mexico scientists highlight their science and how it has evolved over the past century.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is proud to present: New Mexico scientists highlight their science and how it has evolved over the past century.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Join members of The Albuquerque Astronomical Society and study the moon in the museum's observatory.
On the first Sunday of every month, the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is FREE to all New Mexico residents. Bring a NM ID or proof of residence. Regular admission fees apply for DynaTheather and Planetarium shows.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Take a docent-led, fact-filled, fun, guided tour of the Museum exhibits.
Join members of The Albuquerque Astronomical Society and study the moon in the museum's observatory.
Join us for a family rafting adventure next summer! We'll float 26 miles between Bluff and Mexican Hat, Utah.