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Admission & Hours

Albuquerque Museum admission & hours information.

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General Admission

Purchase general admission at the door.

  • Adult $6
  • NM Resident with ID $5
  • Seniors $4 (65+)
  • Children 12 and under FREE

Free Admission

General admission is free for the following times:

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every month
  • 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of every month (except December)
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Sunday

Free admission applies to general museum admission only. Fees for special exhibits and events still apply on free times.


Albuquerque Museum
Tuesdays through Sundays
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Museum Store
Tuesdays through Sundays
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Slate at the Museum
Tuesdays through Sundays
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Closed Mondays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited Special Exhibit Surcharge

$5 additional special exhibit surcharge for The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited. No surcharge for children 12 and under. Surcharge applies to all others, including members, and during free days and events at Albuquerque Museum. Tickets may be purchased at the door or online starting mid-November.


Purchase Tickets at the Museum

Tickets may be purchased from cashiers at the admissions desk of the Museum from 9 a.m. until one half-hour before closing.

Tickets may be purchased at the admissions desk with cash, check or credit card. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover Card.

Purchase Tickets Online

Tickets currently unavailable online. 

Museum Tickets: Prices

Ticket Type Adults, 13 yo+ Children, <12
HENSON + General Admission Tickets  $10 Free


Group Tickets

Albuquerque Museum offers free admission to school (K-12) groups through our Magic Bus tour program. Fees are covered by funding through the Albuquerque Museum Foundation. To take advantage of this offer, please call and book your visit two weeks in advance with the Education Division of the Museum at (505) 243-7255.

There are no discounts for any adult organized groups.

If you are purchasing tickets online for a large group, please let the Museum know of your intended visit, particularly if you want to schedule a tour or have special needs.

Albuquerque Museum Foundation Members

Albuquerque Museum Foundation membership confers free general admission to the Museum and discounts to many special events.

Members also receive a discount in the Museum Store.

Blue Star Museums

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America. The program starts on Memorial Day and runs through Labor Day. During this time, Albuquerque Museum offers free family admission for active duty military families.

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Reciprocal Agreements with Other Institutions

Free admission to the Museum is offered to card-bearing members of the American Association of Museums and the New Mexico Association of Museums.