New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

 

Science & Research

Paleoscience
NMMNH&S has a vibrant paleoscience department that does current research and has extensive fossil collections.
Bioscience
The mission of Bioscience Collection is to provide collections of plants, mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians, insects and mollusks that represent the natural history of New Mexico and southwestern North America.
Geoscience
The Geoscience wing of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science conducts research geology and paleontology, and maintains the Museum's extensive fossil and mineralogical collections.
Space Science
The Space Science wing of NMMNH&S houses our observatory, planetarium, and space science collections. We also have a connection to research being done on the planet Mars!
Curators
The curators at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science direct scientific research and collection activities for the Museum. All of the science staff conduct research on the natural history of New Mexico and the surrounding areas.
Publications & Bulletins
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science produces a variety of publications, ranging from posters to a bilingual education series for elementary teachers to technical contributions on natural history.