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New Mexico Museum of Space History

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Cool stop when traveling

I won't say I would travel to visit this place specifically but when you travel with kids this... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
Fun Activity for Everyone

We took our kids and niece and nephew to this museum. They are currently renovating parts, so some... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2018
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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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Nm Hwy 2001, Alamogordo, NM 88311-5430
+1 877-333-6589
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic museum that most people don't know about. It's full of everything space related - they even have a Star Trek exhibit! This is an unusual museum as you take the elevator to the top floor and walk your way down. It's...More

Thank Judi W
Reviewed August 6, 2018

First went there as a kid, then again on my honeymoon 28 years ago. They have don a lot of updates since then. My daughter really enjoyed it. Husband and I enjoyed the Star Trek section a lot. Plus lots of education on our space...More

Thank Teri C
Reviewed August 3, 2018

I won't say I would travel to visit this place specifically but when you travel with kids this makes a great stop so everyone gets to walk, stretch the legs and learn a bit while enjoying the A/C and exhibits the museum offers, my 8yr...More

1  Thank AriarianaGtz
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Wow! I did NOT expect this museum to pack SO much information and have so many amazing exhibits. You could get lost in this museum! We traveled with our three kids (10,7,5) and they were mesmerized the whole time. From the amazing pictures, to the...More

Thank Pedro I C
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Nice little space museum where you can kill a couple of hours. We have been to much larger space centres on our road trip and didn't find this centre that interesting although the shuttle simulator was pretty good. The jewel in this centres crown is...More

Thank jimandsilve j
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Loved this museum. We got the opportunity to see a night sky show in the planetarium on constellations. It was very neat. Be sure to check out the shuttle landing simulation.

Thank Matt G
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We took our kids and niece and nephew to this museum. They are currently renovating parts, so some of the exhibits are closed. The kids loved the shuttle simulator, launch videos where you can feel the rumble from the rockets, and the astronaut dress up...More

Thank LISA B
Reviewed July 5, 2018

We found this place on accident on our way through NM and were pleasantly surprised. We got there around 4:30 so we had to rush. Wish we had more time. The museum has lots of well planned little details and interesting exhibits. Fun stuff for...More

Thank notb4mybeer
Reviewed July 3, 2018

I knew that NM had a lot to do with rockets and space but there was a lot I did not know about. It was humbling to actually touch a V2 rocket that was captured in Germany and was tested here. I loved seeing the...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed June 29, 2018

We decid3d to stop and see this before we headed for White Sands National Monument . Was really looking forward to it . The Alamogordo travel flyer stated it was opened everyday except Thanksgiving and Christmas. Well , we went on a Tuesday ,only to...More

1  Thank jackieschaab
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June 18, 2018|
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Response from familytraveler455 | Reviewed this property |
Without the movie, 1-2 hours. We had 3 kids with us, 9, 10 and 18. One was very interested. The others not as much. If we just had the one, we might have stayed longer.
November 18, 2016|
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Response from Cathy H | Property representative |
The museum does have an available wheelchair. It is free to use.
May 27, 2016|
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Response from Bill W | Reviewed this property |
Visitor Category Museum **Planetarium** Adult (13 to 59) $6.00 ** $3.50** Senior Citizens (60+) & (Military - active, retired, & dependents) and NM Residents $5.00 **$ 3.50** Child (3 to 12 yrs) $4.00... More