Albuquerque Museums & Attractions
Visiting Albuquerque museums and the city’s cultural and historic centers offers a fun and fascinating look at the history that shaped New Mexico and the blend of cultures that makes this area so unique. Download a printable guide and map
to Albuquerque's museums & attractions.
Aquarium & Botanic Garden, 2601Central Ave NW
Zoo, 903 Tenth St SW
Tingley Beach, 1800 Tingley Dr SW
Restaurants, Gift Shops, Performances. 505.768.2000
Traditional & contemporary art of New Mexico and 400 years of Rio Grande Valley history. Museum. Art Gallery. Gift Store. Café.
2000 Mountain Rd NW • 505.243.7255
Explore Albuquerque public lands through interpretive displays, an art gallery, wildlife viewing, gardens and recreational trails.
6500 Coors Blvd NW • 505.897.8831
Artifacts, art & memorabilia and the largest collection of rattlesnake species in the world! Enjoy a reptile video experience for all ages!
202 San Felipe NW, Suite A, Old Town • 505.242.6569
Discover the history, art, culture, science & sport of lighter-than-air flight (balloons & airships). Gift Shoppe.
9201 Balloon Museum Dr NE (Alameda & I-25, Exit 233) •
Ideas You Can Touch. Visitors explore more than 250 transactive exhibit activities in science, technology and art. Find unique gifts in our store. Open Daily.
1701 Mountain Rd NW • 505.224.8300
Exhibits include the Holocaust, Native American persecution, slavery in America, and the Rwandan, Armenian & Greek genocides.
616 Central Ave SW • 505.247.0606
2401 12th St NW (between I-40 & Menaul) • 505.843.7270
Exhibits featuring the cultures of the world with emphasis on people of the Southwest. Gift Shop. University of New Mexico at
Martin Luther King & Redondo Dr • 505.277.4405
National Museum of Nuclear Science & History
Learn the story of the atomic age. See aircraft in our Heritage Park. Gift Shop.
601 Eubank SE (one mile south of I-40) • 505.245.2137
A multi-disciplinary arts center promoting Hispanic culture. Art exhibitions, performances, genealogy center. Gift Shop. Restaurant.
1701 4th St SW (Corner of Avenida César Chavez & 4th) • 505.246.2261
The ancient past comes to life at this interactive, high-tech museum, including lots of dinosaurs! Planetarium. 3D Digital Giant Screen Theater. Gift Shop. Café.
1801 Mountain Rd NW • 505.841.2800
See the restoration of a huge steam locomotive and the history of railroads in New Mexico.
Petroglyph National Monument
Hours: Wednesday & Saturday 9am - 3pm • 1833 8th St NW
Albuquerque's only National Park Unit. Over 20,000 Native American & Hispanic rock carvings. Trails. Events.
6001 Unser Blvd NW • 505.899.0205 x335
A trail system along the river, classrooms, and an extensive library with viewing areas, add to this valuable public resource.
2901 Candelaria NW • 505.344.7240
A prehistoric site with a self-guided interpretive trail. Open daily. Book store.
East of Albuquerque Exit 175 off I-40 • 505.281.3304
UNM Art Museum
Expand your intellectual horizons through exhibitions designed for intrepid museum visitors.
University of New Mexico, Cornell & Redondo Dr., Center for the Arts (near Popejoy Hall) • 505.277.4001
Unser Racing Museum
Discover the history, science & engineering of car racing.
1776 Montano Rd NW • 505.341.1776
African American Museum & Cultural Center of New Mexico
Journey through the history of African Americans in New Mexico and the West. A visible, vital and valuable experience. Please contact us for exhibit hours and traveling exhibit locations.
Exhibits & displays about the history of transportation.
located at the historic Santa Fe Railroad Shops in downtown Albuquerque • 505.243.6269
The museums and attractions on this page are members of The Museum Cooperative Council of Albuquerque.
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