At the Museum

Museum Pricing

  Museum Admission Only Combo Ticket (Museum + Plus one show)
Adults (18-59) $8.00 Coming soon!
Seniors (60+) $7.00 Coming soon!
Youth (13-17) $7.00 Coming soon!
Children (3-12) $5.00 Coming soon!
Tot (2 & Under) Free Coming soon!


Verus Reserach Theater Show Times

Hidden Pacific 11am 1pm 3pm
Into America's Wild 12pm 2pm

Planetarium Show Times

Little Star that Could 11 a.m.
Life: A Cosmic Story 12 p.m.
Enchanted Skies (Live Show) 2 p.m.
Phantom of the Universe 3 p.m.


Museum Open Throughout Balloon Fiesta

The museum will be open each day from September 29 - October 10 for the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.  The normal Wednesday - Sunday schedule will return after that.  Read more in this news release by clicking here.

Clayton Lake Dinosaur Tracksite Project

CNM students and faculty—in collaboration with the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science and the New Mexico State Parks Department—are helping to document, map, and model one of the largest dinosaur tracksites in the United States. Click here to explore the site.

Dr. Crumpler Joins Perseverance Mission

Those who follow the museum's programs know that Larry Crumpler was part of the Mars Opportunity rover mission and previewed discoveries from the Red Planet for visitors to our museum and website for almost 15 years. We have exciting news: Dr. Crumpler has just been selected as a scientist for the Mars Perseverance mission! After the new rover lands in February, 2021, you can expect to continue enjoying exclusive access to new discoveries! Read more by clicking here.

The Future of Science Museums

On September 25, the museum hosted a virtual summit on the future of natural history institutions as part of the museum's strategic planning process. Administrators from prominent institutions around the country made comments about their facility’s response to the pandemic and how that will influence programming from now on. Read some significant quotes in the information release linked here and watch the entire presentation.

Upcoming Events

October 26, 2021 - 4:00pm

Join Traveling Exhibits Educator, Misty Carty, and Museum of Southwestern Biology's Melanie Kazenel as we take you through a virtual tour of the new exhibit on Bees and explore the role of local pollinators.