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New Mexico Museum of Space History

NM Highway 2001, Alamogordo, NM 88311-5430
+1 877-333-6589
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IMAX and Museum Were A Lot of Fun and Very Educational

The first time I went to the NM Museum of Space History was last year with my child's school class... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
babymom2007
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Mobile, AL
Space, final frontier

Those who want to learn about history of space travel, this is the place. Great exhibits inside and... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
LINDA N
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  • Excellent41%
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  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
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“imax theater” (33 reviews)
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NM Highway 2001, Alamogordo, NM 88311-5430
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

The first time I went to the NM Museum of Space History was last year with my child's school class. We went to the IMAX first and then up to the museum. We had a guide who was very informative, but even without a guide,...More

Thank babymom2007
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Those who want to learn about history of space travel, this is the place. Great exhibits inside and out. Nice Star Trek exhibit. IMAX not so great, it is more a planetarium show, which was good. Recommend!

Thank LINDA N
Reviewed 4 April 2017

My kids really enjoyed both the outside exhibits as well as reading up on everything inside (as well as trying on the astronaut outfits).

1  Thank curiousexplorer2015
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This state museum has a great location in a nice building with incredible views of the valley. However, we had higher expectations for the displays.

Thank Geopiggy
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The visit started off great. A top notch set of rocket-things to view in the outdoor park. Really cool elevators that take you to the top of the building. And some really great stories about space research in New Mexico. And then you start reading...More

Thank ColoTraveler0
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Have been to better museums but non that try so hard. They also have movies played on huge screen don't miss at least one of them.

Thank gdel64
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Models of experimental and standard spacecraft (this is not the White Sands missile museum). Anyway, we remembered many of the display descriptions like the Apollo and Mercury missions, the early astronauts, etc. I thought there was entirely too much space and recognition given to Star...More

Thank mailstop
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We have been to many NASA museum's and facilities, so I wasn't expecting much in New Mexico. I was wrong. This is a great museum that is affiliated with the Smithsonian. The exhibits were fun and informative and we really enjoyed out time there.

Thank Wyocowgirl94
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I had a couple hours to fill while waiting to make an appointment and have always wanted to swing by the museum. I was early so the actual building was closed but there are plenty of outdoor exhibits which you can tour without the facility...More

1  Thank DaleDale2
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We spent about two hours at the space museum. A great place to spend the hot afternoons after visiting White Sands in the morning. Our 5 year old boy loved every minute of it. He loved all the hands on activities and pretend vibrating launch...More

2  Thank Kristie S
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Do you have Wheelchair rentals available?
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.
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bassman3
Cost for seniors?
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
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almakenythai
Que precio tiene para entrar ?
29 December 2016|
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Response from Cathy H | Property representative |
El precio para visitar el museo es $ 7 para adultos, $ 6 para personas mayores y $ 5 para niños 4-12.
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