Museum of Nature & Science, Las Cruces

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The mission of the Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science: To inspire curiosity about the sciences, facilitate life-long learning, and promote stewardship of the natural environment of the Chihuahuan Desert and southern New Mexico.
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  • August 2, 2017
    Small but the dinosaur , native animals and flies were interesting and concise information.the astronomy and film of the Hubble was very good. Well worth the visit. The children who came were having f...  more »
  • July 20, 2017
    We stopped in on chance and it turned out great!! It is small but worth the trip. The best part was we were invited out of the blue for a backroom animal tour. Richard is very smart and made this a 5 ...  more »
  • June 20, 2017
    Nice museum to visit but it is incredibly small. Having a toddler we didn't even last an hour in here but there were lots of displays with turtles, lizards, frogs and snakes that were enjoyed. Size as...  more »
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  • July 7, 2017
    It's very small, but the kids love it. The museum is always clean and well maintained.
  • April 21, 2017
    It is an interesting place to visit. My gradson loves it there. They have classes on Saturday with various subjects.
  • March 19, 2017
    The animal encounter talks are so interesting and you get the opportunity to touch/get up close with different animals in the museum. The staff is very knowledgeable and more than willing to teach you something new.
  • October 26, 2016
    I great place to see if you have some free time. We saw all three places which were free. We still donate some money to this wonderful place. We really appreciate it. Thanks for having this place open. We really enjoyed the history and culture and knowledge your town shared with us. Thanks
  • March 12, 2017
    I like this museum. It's perfect for the city off las cruces.

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