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New Mexico Museum of Space History

NM Highway 2001, Alamogordo, NM 88311-5430
877-333-6589, 505-437-2840
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Ranked #6 of 11 Attractions in Alamogordo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Science Museums, Museums, Theaters, Educational Sites
Activities: Hiking, Camping
Owner description: This museum complex includes the space museum, Planetarium, IMAX® dome theater, Hubbard Space Science Education Facility, and the International Space... more » Owner description: This museum complex includes the space museum, Planetarium, IMAX® dome theater, Hubbard Space Science Education Facility, and the International Space Hall of Fame. « less
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Henderson, Nevada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

For all of you who have lived through this time (the last 50 years), this was a great reminder of the excitement we all experienced as man went to the moon.

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Navarre, Florida
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Pretty interesting stop if you happen to be in Alamogordo. Things for all ages to see and do. One of the few sites there in town

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Casa Grande, Arizona
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The missiles, rockets and space memorabilia were interesting to look at, but it seems they quit at the 1990s. Where is the information on Mars exploration? The tributes to those who gave their lives for the space program? The view of town from the top of the hill was good.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Although the museum is being renovated in some areas, it is still a good museum with lots to see. We went to the IMAX theatre show "Hubble Telescope" and enjoyed that as well.

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A very well done museum and Space Hall of Fame. The shuttle landing simulator was quite challenging.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Really enjoyed our visit.Good exhibits outside and in and my 15 year old son loved dressing up for the moon landing picture at the end.It was great to find costumes for adults as well as kids!!

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Aubrey, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

It was nice- the boys liked it! They were doing some remodeling so some areas were closed. The wall of fame was interesting as well as the moon rock. I went there when I was young and remembered it being a lot bigger with a better lay out, but it is still a fun way to spend some time in... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Lots of fun! Struck however that my daughter found the chimp articles upsetting and wanted to leave. But the elevator, gift shop and ability to try on costumes were a blast!

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Rome, Italy
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30 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This museum has the potential to be a really great place once they have completed the improvements. It has some interesting exhibits, but the problem, or rather the challenge for a science/technology museum is to keep up with what is going on in the world of space exploration. There seemed to be quite a lot of detail about the space... More

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Mesa, Arizona
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

If you're looking for Disneyland type entertainment, well, what are you doing in Alamogordo anyway? This place is about the science of space exploration. From the missile garden out front to the Star Trek inspired elevator to the museum artifacts (including a shuttle flight simulator fun for kids and adults) to the hall of fame photos/bios to the room where... More

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