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“DynaMax Theater is great!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
1801 Mountain Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
505-841-2800
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Ranked #9 of 123 attractions in Albuquerque
Type: Natural History Museums
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Owner description: Visitors explore the origins and geological history of the American Southwest through vivid displays including dinosaur models, ice-age cave replicas, a naturalist center and a walk-through volcano.
rio rancho, nm
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“DynaMax Theater is great!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Okay, it's not a true IMAX but it's close enough to really enjoy the spectacular movies. Take a full day to see everything and take in the special talks. Docents are very happy to chat and explain. Also houses the Planetarium which is a treat in itself.

Visited July 2012
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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“Free Admission Day on First Sunday of the Month”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

The animatronic dinos were pretty cool. This musem is a good place for kids to run wild in its open spaces. Its a great escape on a weekend or week day. Check out the musem every first Sunday of the month when its free admission day to get your full value! Just show that you are a New Mexico resident and you are in!

Visited October 2012
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Austin, Texas
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“Nice Museum with Very Helpful staff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This is a great little museum with several very nice exhibits. A strong emphasis on dinosaurs. Staff were very helpful and genuinely seemed to enjoy talking about the various exhibits. It cost about $8.00 per adult and was well worth it. I would definitely recommend.

Visited October 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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“Well Worth A Visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Very informative and well laid out. Not expensive and they will validate your car parking so that is a plus. Definately worth a visit

Visited October 2012
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Farmington, New Mexico
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“A great modern museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

THe museum has a great dinosaur display as well as a large are showing all types of current and prehistoric New Mexico life forms. THe space area is good. It is a family freindly museum.

Visited June 2012
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