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Best things to do in Albuquerque

“Learn about NM’s rich history and admire beautiful artwork in this amazing museum”
79 locals recommend
Science Museum
“This is an amazing museum with a Dynamax theater, cafe and wonderful gift shop. Tiguex park is across the street for jogging, walking and exercise path.”
55 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Awesome museum that kids and parents LOVE. Located next to Old Town and Natural History Museum. If interested I can try and check out a family pass for you from our local library. ”
68 locals recommend
“The museum here is small but a hidden gem with interesting, eclectic exhibits. One of my favorites. ”
30 locals recommend
“Great hipster spot for coffee. Nice courtyard seating too. If you're in the mood for local craft beer (after 3pm), Sidetrack Brewery is right next door and shares the courtyard.”
25 locals recommend
Science Museum
“An intriguing place to learn the story of the Atomic Age, from early development and the Cold War to today's peaceful uses. ”
15 locals recommend
“This historic movie theatre downtown is small, but has specials events as well as movies. Check out surrounding blokcs as well.”
17 locals recommend
“Learn the history of the world renown Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta!”
15 locals recommend
“The largest collection of live rattlesnakes on public display in the world. Check out this amazing little place in the heart of Old Town. Bob Meyers is an excellent and unbelievably knowledgeable guy who loves chatting with his patrons. Your host used to work there once upon a time!”
10 locals recommend
“A full campus of some of the highest quality venues in the Southwest. Great theater productions, independent movie screenings, art exhibits, most, but not all relating to Latin America. ”
8 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“This local gallery has top-notch shows, openings and events. The panel discussions lately have been amazing! It's always a great mix of local and visiting heavy hitters in the art world. ”
5 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“This is a great spot to shop for local New Mexican and Native American goods. ”
6 locals recommend
“Albuquerque is famous for the International Balloon Fiesta. Adult admission is $4, child is $1. Worth a gander.”
5 locals recommend
“One of my favorite spots to hang out, this place is a little further from Urban Casita but worth the trek. A unique bar/restaurant/gallery featuring artwork from local artists as well as a constant rotation of talented DJs. The different drink specials each day, yummy menu serving late and jams to keep you dancing all night long means you're guaranteed a great time!”
4 locals recommend
Jewelry Store
“In-depth guided tours of a natural turquoise collection, with hands-on exhibits & a gift shop.”
2 locals recommend
“Actually, a pretty cool museum especially for the car enthusiasts. If interested I can try and check out a family pass for you from our local library. ”
3 locals recommend