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New Mexico Museum of Space History

Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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 1 week ago
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A lot of information and cool exhibits!

My husband is a huge space geek! He LOVED it. They were doing a lot of renovations which meant... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Nm Hwy 2001, Alamogordo, NM 88311-5430
+1 877-333-6589
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an enormous and awesome museum! Learned so much about our countries’ space program but also about how old space study is and all the people from all over that were involved!! Tickets were $8 for seniors and $6 for 13 year old. Exhibits were...More

1  Thank Ronald J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good outdoor displays Inside renovations were being done to some with new displays being added. Themrenovation distracted from the overall presentation of the inside displays of the museum. The audio on the video displays was too low to,be heard. The IMAX theatre inside the...More

Thank Gilliedog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband is a huge space geek! He LOVED it. They were doing a lot of renovations which meant many of the exhibits were not open. Also, make sure not to to on a Tuesday as they are closed. We had a lot of fun,...More

Thank kountrygurlla
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a bit out of the way but we went to white sands so we continued our drive to go here. I am not especially interested in space but the kids and my husband liked it. It’s a bit dated but had good information...More

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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