The New Mexico Museum of Space History (NMMSH) in Alamogordo wishes everyone happy holidays.
The museum is a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, under the leadership of the Governor’s Commission to the New Mexico Museum of Space History.
Programs and exhibits are supported by the International Space Hall of Fame Foundation through the generous support of donors.
Dedicated Oct. 5, 1976, as the International Space Hall of Fame, the New Mexico Museum of Space History’s mission is to inspire and educate, to promote and preserve, and to honor the pioneers of space exploration.
A Smithsonian Affiliate, the museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), and stresses the significant role that the state of New Mexico has played in the development of the U.S. Space Program through collecting, preserving, and interpreting significant artifacts relevant to the history of space.
The museum campus facility includes:
- Museum of Space History;
- International Space Hall of Fame;
- John P. Stapp Air & Space Park;
- Daisy Track;
- Clyde W. Tombaugh Education Center;
- New Horizons Dome Theater and Planetarium;
- Astronaut Memorial Garden;
- Hubbard Space Science Research Building; and
- Museum Support Center.
The New Mexico Museum of Space History is at 3198 State Route 2001 in Alamogordo. For more information, call 575.437.2840 or toll-free 1.877.333.6589 or visit, https://www.nmspacemuseum.org/. Hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Wednesday , Thursday Friday and Saturday noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Tuesday, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.