Institutions devoted to the acquisition, conservation, study, exhibition, and educational interpretation of objects having scientific, historical, or artistic value.
903 10th Street
Aquarium - 2601 Central Avenue - Reef fish • invertebrates • reef fish • sandbar • sandtiger • blacktip • nurse sharks • Thurs concerts June-July.
Botanic Gardens - 2601 Central Avenue - Two glass conservatories • formal • children’s fantasy • butterfly & Japanese gardens • Heritage Farm • summer concerts.
Zoo - 903 10th Street - Elephants • rhinos • giraffes • gorillas • birds • wolves • bears • seals • tigers • koalas • herps. • Zoo Music June-July.
Tingley Beach open sunrise-sunset.
2000 Mountain Road NW
(505) 243-7255 or 311 (city info line)
Southwestern art & Albuquerque history, traveling exhibitions, sculpture garden, gallery store, and cafe. Open Tues-Sun 9am-5pm - free 1st Wed of month & Sun 9am-1pm.
404 San Felipe St NW
Welcome to this very unique & sacred place, a sanctuary for all.
1701 Mountain Road NW
M-Sa 10am-6pm; Su 12-6pm • 250 hands-on exhibits in science, technology & art for all ages. Great for families. Cool gift shop. Entertain your brain and exercise your imagination!
1801 Mountain Road NW
The ancient past comes back to life at this interactive, high-tech museum, including lots of dinosaurs! Planetarium • Giant screen theater • Gift store • M Café • Open daily 9-5.
200 Block of San Felipe Street NW- Under the La Placita portal
By 1706, Spanish settlers established outdoor vending.Multi-cultural artists continue this historic tradition. They must make the crafts they sell.
2107 Central Ave NW
Daily tours 11AM & 1PM •Over 80 mines represented in collection •Specimens & artifacts from 6 continents Lapidary demo & hands-on •Learn about imitations.