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Hours and Admission

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM every day except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

The Museum is also open from 5:30 - 9 PM on the first Friday of each month, offering a $5 discount for da Vinci: the Genius!  The DynaTheater and Planetarium fractal shows are priced separately.

Admission Prices 


(includes Museum and 1 Planetarium Show)

Adults (13-59) $8.00 $7.00 $7.00 $22.00
Seniors (60+) $7.00 $6.00 $6.00 $20.00
Children(3-12) $5.00 $5.00 $4.00 $15.00

Gift Cards for Museum and/or DynaTheater admission are available at the Membership Desk.

VISA, Mastercard, and Discover are accepted.

Wheelchairs are available on request.

Free Admission Days

  • The Museum is free to New Mexico residents (with ID) on the first Sunday of every month.
  • New Mexico seniors age 60 and older receive free Museum admission every Wednesday.
  • Admission to the Museum is free to all Veterans (with ID) on Veterans Day, November 11th.
  • On these days, admission to da Vinci: the Genius is Adults $14, Seniors $13 & Children $7 and the regular charge still applies to DynaTheater movies.

For any other questions, please call us at (505) 841-2800.

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