New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

The exciting Museum of Natural History takes visitors on a time trip through 12 billion years, from the formation of the universe up to the present day. From the earth's beginnings exhibits, displays and recreated scenes take you through an erupting volcano, an ice-age cave, an aquarium, the dinosaur age and a fossil centre, giant-screen theatre, planetarium and a naturalist centre, to name just a few of the educational entertainments offered.

Address: 1801 Mountain Road

Website: www.nmnaturalhistory.org

Telephone: (505) 841-2800

Opening times: Daily 9am-5pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

Admission: Museum, Planetarium (each): $7 adults, $4 children. DynaTheatre: $10 adults, $6 children.