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New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

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1801 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1375
+1 505-841-2800
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Great day at a museum.

We went to see the DaVinci exhibit and ate a light lunch in the cafe. Parking was easy, even with... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jiggs2015
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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There is a planetarium and a 3d theater. These are extra and have different shows you can decide... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
nicolediane
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Atlanta, Georgia
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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.
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  • Average8%
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1801 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1375
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Reviewed yesterday

We went to see the DaVinci exhibit and ate a light lunch in the cafe. Parking was easy, even with the crowd. The exhibits are an educational experience.

Thank jiggs2015
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There is a planetarium and a 3d theater. These are extra and have different shows you can decide on when you get there and buy tickets for the museum and then extra for planetarium and 3D movie. We didn't care for the planetarium show. The...More

Thank nicolediane
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is very good. Special Da Vinci exhibit was very interesting with working models of his ideas and inventions. Interesting details on the history of the Mona Lisa painting. Also saw a 3D video on National parks and the Planetarium show on our solar...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They had a DaVinci exhibit with many of his most famous works including Mona Lisa which were obviously copies. Still interesting. Good movie at the planetarium. And the DaVinci inventions were super interesting.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a blast here. My daughter loved the dinosaurs and the planets. It was enjoyable but it was tough with the little ones. This is definitely one of the best museums I have been to in awhile and the best in New Mexico so...More

Thank Clay S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived mod afternoon so decided to take advantage of First Friday’s and got at 530. We had bought our $20 tickets to Fractals, which is beautiful and very interesting. We also paid the $17 pp for Davinci...it was interesting but just the museum itself...More

Thank Nav1go
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The exhibit is grand. Visit the astronomy theatre when Kate narrates. Can’t wait to go back and see more.

Thank Martha D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a small museum but it has all of the basics: dinosaurs, space, plants, fossils, history and more. We had the chance to see the Divinci exhibit which was surprisingly more interesting than i thought it was going to be. There is so much information...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2018

We visited specifically to see the marvelous Da Vinci the Genius exhibit, but I returned later to check out the entire museum. The Da Vinci is fabulous. Displays about Mona Lisa fill an entire room and is very illuminating. Then there is another area with...More

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

Visited on a weekday in spring. Lots of school groups, but most not disruptive. Did not visit the temporary da Vinci exhibit. Did take in a planetarium show, which I recommend. There are many choices. The one I attended had an intro. about the current...More

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Three films currently - check their website and the link to the lockheed-martin-dynatheater
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It is 1801 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104, United States
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Some hotels have shuttles to and from the airport, but none go to the Museum that I know of. There are bus stops near the museum.
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