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New Mexico Museum of Space History

Nm Hwy 2001, Alamogordo, NM 88311-5430
+1 877-333-6589
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Fun for Space Enthusiasts

The museum isn't huge, but there's no shortage of interesting historical information and links to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matthew G
Not an extremely large museum, but definately a must see if you appreciate science, space flight or military.

They have cool interactive activities, several aimed at small children. And yes, I wrecked the... read more

Reviewed 1 week 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.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Nm Hwy 2001, Alamogordo, NM 88311-5430
+1 877-333-6589
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum isn't huge, but there's no shortage of interesting historical information and links to NM. Fun for adults and kids alike!

Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have cool interactive activities, several aimed at small children. And yes, I wrecked the space shuttle I was trying to land. There's a really cool imax theater and interesting outdoor objects on display. When outside, you absolutely must check out the sound wave demo,...More

Thank bikinkawboy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great museum! Space history began in New Mexico starting with Robert Goddard in Roswell (no, no aliens) all the way to tests for the Space Program at Holloman Air Force Base.

Thank Sue M L T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have ever had the slightest interest in aviation or space travel then I highly recommend this Museum. I never would have imagined there would be so much ACTUAL space history in one location, and the on location New Horizons theater has some pretty...More

Thank afcombatwxman2002
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An hour drive from home and took a friend along to view two of the current features at the New Horizons Dome Theater. We saw Aircraft and US National Parks. Each feature was about 40 mins.in length. Both were great but especially liked the National...More

Thank E M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great view of the Tularosa Basin and out over Holloman AFB and White Sands Missile Range, where much of our space exploration history has its roots in the development of vehicles and systems to get us out of Earth's orbit!

Thank X5173GUtimt
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This museum is small, but awesome. My three-year-old loved it. It's nice to go for a day trip. They also have a pretty trail to walk right outside the museum. And if you go into town there's a small park with a toddler train ride....More

Thank JCKrystal
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Saw the documentary "Back to the moon ". I was unaware of the contest generated by Google. Using new technology and reduced costs to get back to the moon.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We didn't realize that their hours of operation had changed and, sadly for us, went through Alamogordo on a Tuesday. BUT we easily spent an hour there walking around the many, many outside exhibits. Displays were all clearly marked and explanations were good. So sorry...More

1  Thank CaraJW
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We spent about 3 hours going through the 3 or 4 floors (not sure how many) of the museum. There was a lot of history and interactive exhibits. We were also able to see a show at the nearby IMAX theater. It was just across...More

1  Thank jennifernarcher
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19 November 2016|
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Response from Cathy H | Property representative |
The museum does have an available wheelchair. It is free to use.
27 May 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