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The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science preserves and interprets the distinctive natural and scientific heritage of our state through our extraordinary collections, research, exhibits and programs designed to ignite a passion for lifelong learning.
We inspire a greater appreciation, understanding and stewardship of science and our natural world.
Museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums.
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