$5 First Friday - Preparing for Da Vinci - The Genius

In anticipation of the February 10 opening of a blockbuster exhibition about Leonardo da Vinci, the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science is offering enjoyable family activities to introduce visitors to this well-known Renaissance artist, inventor, engineer, scientist, naturalist, and life-long


The evening will include hands-on activities, as well as information regarding future programs and the exhibition itself, tips for visiting the exhibition with different ages, and sources for more study and reading so that families will get the most out of their visiting experience.

$5 museum admission includes access to all of the museum’s permanent exhibits.

The DynaTheater will be showing its newest film, Humpback Whales, for an additional $5 at 6:30 pm.

The Planetarium will present Fractal Friday at the usual times of 6, 7, 8, and 9 p.m. with the normal admission of adults $10, seniors $7, and children (3-12) $5. Shows typically sell out in advance, so get your tickets early on brownpapertickets.com.

The Museum Observatory will be open to the night sky on February 2 from 6 – 8 p.m., weather permitting.

The Nature Works store will be selling model humpback whales and other unique gifts from 5:30 - 8 pm.

The Hope Café will be open continuously from 9 am - 6 pm that day, so you can enjoy dinner while waiting for the museum to reopen (only the café entrance will be open from 5

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1801 Mountain Rd NW, 87104
02 February , Friday 17:30

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