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Museum of Nature & Science, Las Cruces

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Natural History Museum
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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TripAdvisor
  • This little museum has great information about the local area. There are displays with live reptiles and descriptions of their habitat, and stuffed indigenous animals and birds above the reptile displ...  more »
  • We saw the temporary(?) display on wolves which was very well thought out and presented. It's hard for a small museum to remain relevant with local visitors but this one tries. The interpretive produc...  more »
  • I realize the new displays have been around awhile, but compared to how it used to be setup, it is no even better. I wish more funding would be given to places like the MNS, as this is so much more im...  more »
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  • It is an interesting place to visit. My gradson loves it there. They have classes on Saturday with various subjects.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • My kids love the animals and the globe and the geode. But they want new revolving exhibits like when the museum was at the mall.
  • I like this museum. It's perfect for the city off las cruces.