When the city is a cultural hub, its museums are celebrations
2000 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104 Phone (505) 242-4600
New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science - in Old TownThe New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is just a short walk from Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town. The museum is home to a wide array of interactive and educational displays, visiting collections, a planetarium, Dynomax, an IMAX theater and permanent exhibits. From permanent exhibits such as "Journey Through Time," which traces our planet from the beginnings of the Universe through the dinosaur era and into New Mexico's Ice Age, to "STARTUP," the first museum exhibition dedicated to the microcomputer, the museum will challenge how you view the world around you.
1801 Mountain Road NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87104
Call (505) 841-2800
1701 Mountain Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
Call (505) 224-8300
American International Rattlesnake Museum - in Old TownSee the largest collection of different species of live rattlesnakes in the world. Learn more about rattlesnakes, purchase unique memorabilia and leave with a new appreciation for these amazing creatures and other conservation animals.
202 San Felipe NW, Old Town, Albuquerque, NM 87104
Call (505) 242-6569
Turquoise Museum - in Old TownUncover the mystery of turquoise, New Mexico's state gemstone, at this unique museum dedicated to turquoise and its history, different mines and specimens from around the world, and stories of colorful characters. Check for special events, too.
2107 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
Call (505) 247-8650
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center - near Old TownThe museum's newly renovated permanent exhibit, "We Are of This Place," features a history of the Pueblo world and original artwork from each of the 19 Pueblos of New Mexico. The museum also features changing exhibitions, a Pueblo House, weekly traditional dance performances, lectures, classes and featured Pueblo artists.
2401 12th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
Call (866) 855-7902
1701 Fourth Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Call (505) 246-2261
9201 Balloon Museum Drive NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113
Call (505) 768-6020
500 Redondo West Drive NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
Call (505) 277-4405
601 Eubank NE, Albuquerque, NM 87123
616 Central SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Call (505) 247-0606
Location: On Highway 536 on the way to the Sandia Crest in Sandia Park
Hours: April 1 through October 31, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily
Cost: $3.50 adults, $3 seniors 62+, $1 children 4 - 16. Kids under 4 admitted free of charge.
Call (505) 281-5233
University of New Mexico, Northrop Hall, Room 124
Call (505) 277-4204
110 Fourth Street NW, Albuquerque, NM, 87103 (on 4th street mall, south of Copper)
Call (505) 842-2937
6029 Isleta Blvd SW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87105
Call (505) 244-0507