Museum Studies

MSC01 1050
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
Hibben Center
Rm 320

Phone: (505) 277-0786

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UNM Museums

UNM campus museums are currently closed due to COVID-19. This page will be updated with any new information.


Geology Museum

Northrup Hall 
Mon-Friday: 9am-12 noon & 1pm-4pm

Maxwell Museum of Anthropology

Anthropology Building
Tuesday - Saturday: 10am-4pm
Permits for parking can be obtained in the museum.

Meteorite Museum

Northrup Hall
Open on a limited basis. Call 277-2747 or visit the website for current hours.

The Museum of Southwestern Biology

C.E.R.I.A. Building
MSB is open by appointment. Call 277-1360 or visit the website to request a tour.

University Art Museum

Center for the Arts
Open Tuesday - Saturday: 10am-4pm

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Masley Hall Art Gallery

Art Education Building
Call 277-4112 or visit the website for more information.

Sommers Gallery

Art Building, Room 202 -#84
Mon-Friday: 8am-4pm

Tamarind Institute

2500 Central SE
Mon-Friday: 9am-5pm

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Albuquerque Museums

Many Albuquerque museums are currently closed due to COVID-19. Visit the website for each institution for more information.



Aquarium & Botanic Garden, 2601Central Ave NW
Zoo, 903 Tenth St SW

Albuquerque Museum of Art & History

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

Balloon Museum (Albuquerque International)

Discover the history, art, culture, science & sport of lighter-than-air flight (balloons & airships). Gift Shop. 
9201 Balloon Museum Dr NE (Alameda & I-25, Exit 233) • 505.768.6020


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

Holocaust & Intolerance Museum of New Mexico

Exhibits include the Holocaust, Native American persecution, slavery in America, and the Rwandan, Armenian & Greek genocides.
616 Central Ave SW • 505.247.0606

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

"Gateway to the 19 Pueblos of New Mexico." Museum. Gift Shop. Restaurant. Performances.
2401 12th St NW (between I-40 & Menaul) • 505.843.7270

National Museum of Nuclear Science

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

National Hispanic Cultural Center

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

New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

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

New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society

See the restoration of a huge steam locomotive and the history of railroads in New Mexico.
Hours: Wednesday & Saturday 9am - 3pm • 1833 8th St NW

Petroglyph National Monument

Albuquerque's only National Park Unit. Over 20,000 Native American & Hispanic rock carvings. Trails. Events.
6001 Unser Blvd NW • 505.899.0205 x335

Rio Grande Nature Center State Park

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

Tijeras Pueblo Archaeological Site: AD 1300-1425

A prehistoric site with a self-guided interpretive trail. Open daily. Book store.
East of Albuquerque Exit 175 off I-40 • 505.281.3304

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