New Mexico Museum of Space History

3198 State Hwy 2001, Alamogordo, NM 88310 - United States





Smithsonian Affiliate Museum

The New Mexico Museum of Space History, established in 1976, offers a large collection of space related exhibits with a focus on New Mexico’s pivotal role in the U.S. space program. Special features include the International Space Hall of Fame, Inertial Guidance and Space in New Mexico. Outside exhibits include the John P. Stapp Air and Space Park, Daisy Track Exhibit, and Astronaut Memorial Garden. The New Mexico Museum of Space History, Smithsonian Affiliate, is a division of the NM Department of Cultural Affairs.


Imagine the sense of adventure in early spaceflight missions in the newly renovated Human Spaceflight Gallery, which pays tribute to cosmic pioneers from around the world. See what Cape Canaveral was like in the 1960s through the eyes of watercolor artist Chrystal Jackson who was commissioned by NASA, along with several other artists, to add their creative flair to the record of the space age. Try your hand on the new Lunar Lander interactive or slip those fingers into a glove box and see what its like to work like an astronaut.

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