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“Museum review” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Museum of Nature & Science

Museum of Nature & Science
411 N. Main Street, Mesilla Valley Mall, Las Cruces, NM 88001
505/522-3120
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Ranked #10 of 36 things to do in Las Cruces
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Owner description: Locally-funded museum with a focus on science and natural history.
Ardmore, Oklahoma
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Museum review”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Very interesting things to look at. My grandson liked the giant geode. It wasn't very big but free to get into.

Visited July 2014
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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“Museum of Nature and Science”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Very well presented displays done with children in mind.. Very pleased with the reaction of my 10 year old grandson to all that he viewed especially the astronomy exhibit. Enjoyed the visit and interaction of children visiting and their prolonged interest in exhibits. Etta Kaufman

Visited September 2013
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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“City Free Museum System (donations accepted)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This month a great exhibit from the collection of Cheech Marin (of old Cheech & Chong fame) who is a big promoter of Chicano Art. He even came for opening of exhibit, spoke, autographed. Exhibits usually change monthly at the first part of the month. The week before the first Friday is usually closed as changing exhibits.

Visited May 2014
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“Great Summer Classes”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I unrolled my daughter in the one week marine biology class here and she got to dissect starfish and other species she enjoyed herself greatly. Wonderful knowledgeable staff very friendly and clean.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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138 reviews
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“It's fairly new but worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The museum has a lot of space and it is not all in use as yet. But it is a very interesting place and offers a lot for visitors to take in. There are exhibits especially for children who will enjoy their visit as well. I recommend it.

Visited March 2014
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