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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
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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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There was lots of information to take in. Very informative. Not much for younger kids to do, but overall was pretty good. The employees were a little rude to some extent. They... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
monkeypunky
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Flint, Michigan
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El Paso, Texas
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great place for the family to enjoy ,plenty of things to see and learn about ...free parking and great place to take family photos.The surrounding landscape is panoramic with views of the mountains that will take your breath away

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1 Thank Juli E
Ellisville, Missouri
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14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Happened on this place by accident. Saw it in the distance against a hillside and needed to checked out this place. Amazing setting. Inside was very interesting. We happened to be there on founder's day when admission was free. Regular days admission is only $5. We thought that to be very reasobable. We'll worth the visit. We will visit here... More 

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1 Thank sue p
Flint, Michigan
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was lots of information to take in. Very informative. Not much for younger kids to do, but overall was pretty good. The employees were a little rude to some extent. They were overhears talking about customers, and one was too busy playing on her phone to pay attention to customers. I would love to see more interactive items, maybe... More 

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Whittier, California
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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great museum that was a nice diversion from other activities in Alamogordo. I like the way they structured the museum; you have a specified starting point and you just follow the path. You can spend as much time as you like. I lot of interesting exhibits, and the price was reasonable. I wish I had more time to see a... More 

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2 Thank Angel M
North Pole, Alaska
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41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely loved the Museum! I enjoy science, aerospace tech, and history, so this place was right up my alley. The "artifacts" they have are truly impressive (chunk of a V2 rocket, among others, was awesome to be able to touch). This museum is a great way to get kids interested in science and space!

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1 Thank Lloyd W
El Paso, Texas
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is very entertaining and interesting. There are games and you can dress up as an astronaut and take photos. Worth the visit!

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2 Thank Mel A
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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65 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was temporarily in Alamogordo for work and finally made it here just before I left, and I'm glad I did. I've always been a bit of an aviation geek. This place has old rockets and speed testing sleds just like you see in the old movies of early space travel and there is a lot of history just across... More 

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Colorado Springs, CO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 893 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went and saw their IMAX movie only and did not tour the museum this time (we saw the museum in 2006). We saw the movie "Journey into Amazing Caves". The movie isn't very much about caves as the trailer lets you believe. The movie is about 2 female cavers we travel to 3 caves in different regions to collect... More 

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Irvine, California
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177 reviews
112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We have visited Smithsonian Museum including the space so this one is an additional for us. The museum was nicely displayed. You start from the top floor and walk to the bottom. So many things to see and read. The entrance fee is $6 for adult. If whatever reason you don't feel like want to go inside, a few cool... More 

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1 Thank Mozou-Kozou
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

A great place to visit for all ages,you start at the fifth floor then just walk down.no stairs.then you can test your landing skill on a shuttle landing.hall of fame on present and past pilot for the space program.and HAM,the first monkey in space capsule suit that was used. Then out side the rocket slid that they used,some rockets,air craft,and... More 

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