Day trip: Museum gives visitors trip back into time

Courtesy photo The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is located at 1801 Mountain Road NW in Albuquerque.

Place: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

Location: 1801 Mountain Road NW, Albuquerque

What activities can you enjoy at this location: Explore the pre-historic history of New Mexico with the Timetracks exhibits, which feature dinosaur bones, volcanoes and caves. Also learn about space with the Space Frontiers exhibit, which features the future of space exploration in New Mexico.

What ages is this place best suited for?: All ages

Admission prices?: Adults $7, seniors $6, Children (3 years old to 12 years old) $4.

Hours of operation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Special events coming up: Free county month is February for Curry, Lea and Roosevelt counties.

Information: www.nmnaturalhistory.org; 505-841-2800