New Mexico Museum Of Natural History & Science To Participate In Old Town Holiday Stroll Dec. 2



The City of Albuquerque’s Old Town Holiday Stroll is returning Dec. 2 after a two-year hiatus, and the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science (NMMNHS) is part of the festivities.

The Old Town Holiday Stroll is an annual, all-ages event hosted by the City of Albuquerque, featuring shopping, live entertainment and lighting the Christmas Tree on Plaza Don Luis in historic Old Town Albuquerque.

As part of the festivities, the Museum will be open and decorated for the holidays 5-9 p.m. Dec. 2, with live entertainment, all-ages activities with the Museum’s educational team and a visit from Santa Claus.

Check out popular exhibitions like Roving With Perseverance and Chocolate: The Exhibition after hoursAdditionally, the Museum’s First Friday Fractals event will be taking place in the Planetarium, with hourly shows 5-9 p.m. And don’t miss the chance to visit and take photos with Santa Claus upstairs 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the Museum’s Sandia Room.

The Museum’s gift shop, NatureWorks, will be open and serving biscochitos and selling snack bags for hungry visitors.

Admission to the Museum that evening will be by donation.

In addition to NMMNHS, dozens of favorite local shops and restaurants in Old Town also will be open for the festivities. Visit this link for more information about the event.

NMMNHS is at 1801 Mountain Road NW, a couple blocks northeast of Old Town Plaza. Free parking is available in the Museum lot and the lot on the corner of 18th Street and Bellamah Avenue. 

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