Your Visit

Hours and Admission


Summer Hours (May–October)

SUNDAY10 am–5 pm

MONDAY10 am–5 pm

TUESDAY10 am–5 pm

WEDNESDAY10 am–5 pm

THURSDAY10 am–5 pm

FRIDAY10 am–7 pm*

SATURDAY10 am–5 pm

*Open from 5–7 pm on Friday evenings


The museum is closed for the following holidays each year: January 1, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.



One-day visit to the museum: New Mexico residents $7, nonresidents $12
Group rate for 10 or more with reservations made at least 2 weeks in advance: $8 per person. To make reservations call (505) 476-5156 or contact an educator.

Admission is FREE to

  • New Mexico residents and non-residents on the following Fridays from 5pm-7pm:  June 2, 2023, July 7, 2023, August 4, 2023, September 1, 2023, October 6, 2023, November 3, 2023, and December 1, 2023
  • New Mexico residents, 57 pm Fridays, during seasonal extended Friday hours 
  • NM residents all day on the first Sunday of each month with ID
  • NM senior citizens 60 and older on Wednesdays
  • School groups (students and adults) with two weeks advance notice
  • Children 16 and under are always FREE
  • NM foster parents and foster children
  • Museum of New Mexico Foundation members

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