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New Mexico Museum of Space History

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Address: NM Highway 2001, Alamogordo, NM 88311-5430
Phone Number: 877-333-6589, 505-437-2840
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Camping, Hiking
Description: This museum complex includes the space museum, Planetarium, IMAX® dome...
This museum complex includes the space museum, Planetarium, IMAX® dome theater, Hubbard Space Science Education Facility, and the International Space Hall of Fame.
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Great visit. Easy to find. All the displays are close. Awesome views . I had a great time will stop by again. Thanks

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Farmington, New Mexico
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Farmington, New Mexico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Great visit. Easy to find. All the displays are close. Awesome views . I had a great time will stop by again. Thanks

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Mesa, AZ
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed our visit here. Starting on the top floor, you wind down through years of space and rocket history. Well done displays. Especially fun to stand on a metal plate and hear and feel the power of a rocket takeoff. Good package price that includes the viewing of an Imax movie.

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Cruso, North Carolina, United States
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

If you can attend only one museum relating to space science in New Mexico this is the one to visit. New Mexico has played an important part in space history and this museum covers it very well. It's well organized and easy to follow exhibits. It is especially impressive as it's in the middle of so many other space- and... More 

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Boise City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I absolutely love this Museum. It's worth your time to add this to your list of things to do in the Alamogordo area. Kids and adults will find this a interesting place to visit. Plan on spending time here.

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Athens, Greece
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Considering Alamo is a town of 200 people (that's not the amount. Im being sarcastic) It's okay. The cool thing is that there's an area that has space suits and astronaut gear to try on for toddlers-adults and take pictures next to a photo prop of the moon. It's not expensive, but it could be better. I had a hard... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

A lot of cool facts, and at the end, me nd my sister got to try on space suits!!! :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

They were going through renovations at the time we visited. Was ok. The exhibits were cool, but there weren't any guided tours or discussions. You're on your own, which isn't a big deal, but compared with other museums we visited during Spring Break trip, this one didn't match up to the others (Pima Air Museum & Desert Museum in Tuscon).

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Evergreen, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

If you want to learn about Space History or for us older folks relive the space race this is the place to go. The museum is in a five story building, it has an IMAX theater and has many outdoor exhibits including high speed G-Force sleds. I think it cost $3 plus an extra charge for the IMAX show. Great... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The flow didn't work, framed photos were in an indecipherable order, faded and not to date for those who have passed away. Really, no color printer is available? There was lots of empty space. Under construction. Why don't the ramps go to the first level? Gift shop was boring and old. No presence of docents. Ticket window person was nice.... More 

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Albuquerque, NM
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I visited the NM Museum of Space History on a weekday, getting there an hour before their closing time of 5PM. There were only 3 other people in the museum so one hour was sufficient to see all of the exhibits. Note that I did skip the floor that had activities for children, so visitors with kids should allocate more... More 

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