Free Admission to NM Museum of Natural History & Science: June 2
New Mexico residents get in free to The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science on the first Sunday of every month. So the next free admission day is this Sunday June 2, 2013, from 9 am to 5 pm.
This Sunday June 2 between 1:30 and 2:30 pm, they’ll also be offering a free guided tour of the museum exhibits, although it’s limited to 14 participants, for ages 13+. It’s a first-come, first-served basis, so I’d ask about it as soon as you arrive at the museum.
If you want to see the new Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at a discount, the first Sunday of the month also offers the chance to do just that. See my earlier post on the Titanic Exhibit on the Cheap.
Of course, you can also visit the museum’s regular displays for free, including T-Rex Attack and the Naturalist Center room for kids to see specimens and go ‘hands-on’ with exhibits.
To get free admission on the first Sunday of the month, take your New Mexico ID. The free admission day saves $7 per adult (aged 13-59), $6 for seniors aged 60+, and $4 for kids (aged 3-12) on the usual ticket price.
Even with the freebie, you have to pay regular admission if you want to go in to the Lockheed Martin DynaTheater or the Planetarium.
New Mexico resident seniors age 60+ also continue to get free admission every Wednesday to the NM Museum of Natural History and Science.
New Mexico Museum of Natural and Science is located in Albuquerque Old Town at 1801 Mountain Road NW.