Aquarium, Rio Grande Botanic Garden, Rio
Grande Zoological Park)
2601 Central NW (Aquarium & Garden)
903 10th St. SW (Zoo)
The Aquarium features a coral reef, moray eel -tunnel and 285,000 gallon
shark tank. Walled Spanish and English gardens and glass conservatories
show-case desert and Mediterranean plants at the Botanic Garden. The 60-acre
zoo is home to 1,200 animals representing 260 species.
180l Mountain Road NW
Offers hands-on displays, walk-through volcanoes and ice age cave,
dinosaur dioramas, giant-screen Dynamax Theater.
2401 12th Street NW
Explores the 19 New Mexico Pueblo Indian tribes and their culture.
Hands-on activities at Pueblo House Children’s Museum.
Kirtland Air Force Base
Atomic bombers and missiles mix with displays on the development of
2000 Mountain Road NW
Features Four centuries: A history of Albuquerque permanent exhibit;
the sculpture garden containing 32 large works; and rotating exhibits highlighting
the region’s traditional and modern art.
800 Rio Grande NW
243-7255 (242-4600/Recorded information)
Discovery encouraged via a giant weaving loom, rubbing tables, bubble-making
equipment, giant kaleidoscope and hands-on computer equipment.
University and Grand NE
277-4405 One of the leading anthropological research centers in the
U.S.; permanent exhibit Ancestors & People of the Southwest presents
the development of humans over 4 million years.
UNM Campus/Northrop Hall
One-time space debris, along with the world’s second-largest stone
meteorite - the one-ton Norton Country - are on display.
UNM North Campus/Yale NE
The premier place in the city for state of the art star-gazing activities.