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!
See the spectacular, award-winning full-dome planetarium fractal show!
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.
Join us on this special one-day raft trip on the Rio Grande in Northern New Mexico.
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.
We are honored to have world-renowned paleontologist, Steve Brusatte, visit the Museum on May 26. Don't miss out on meeting him and hearing about his recent collaboration on the new giant screen adventure, Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 3D now showing at the DynaTheater.
Join us for a family rafting adventure next summer! We'll float 26 miles between Bluff and Mexican Hat, Utah.