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THE A-to-Z of Homeschooling
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New Mexico Field Trips with Kids

Area Guides
Art & History
Children’s Museums
Industry & Technology
Natural Science
Science
Space

Area Guides

Albuquerque Homeschool Co-op’s Tours and Field Trips for Groups
Roughly 100 places in and near Albuquerque that encourage a visit from homeschoolers alone or in groups.

Santa Fe Kids’ Activities
Don’t book the babysitter yet, the wee ones can enjoy all the nature, culture and history Santa Fe has to offer too! The city has plenty of places to keep children of all ages happy.

Art & History

Albuquerque Museum of Art & History
The history of art in New Mexico. Don’t miss walking tours of Old Town, children’s art classes and live music performances. Occasional living history days.
2000 Mountain Road NW,
Albuquerque, NM

(505) 243-7255

Georgia O’Keefe Museum
Check for family programs. The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum’s education and public programs have won praise from parents, educators and school administrators, as well as awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, New Mexico Arts and Santa Fe Arts Commission.
217 Johnson Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501

(505) 946-1000

Museum of International Folk Art
Santa Fe has four world-class museums presenting the art, history and culture of the Native American Southwest, the Spanish colonial past, and folk traditions from around the world.
Santa Fe – Directions.
(505) 476-1200

Children’s Museums

Santa Fe Children’s Museum
The museum’s informal learning environment fosters interactions among children and families, and encourages active participation in the learning process through interactive exhibitions and programs. Teens age 14 and older can volunteer in the visitor services department and help facilitate learning through play on the museum floor.
1050 Old Pecos Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87505

(505) 989 8359

Industry & Technology

Factory Tours
Interactive site with recommended factory tours in New Mexico. Add your own favorite tour and write a review.


Natural Science

ABQ BioPark
The ABQ BioPark offers a variety of day camps and classes throughout the year.
Directions.
(505) 768-2000

Las Cruces Museum of Natural History
Admission is free. We feature live plants and animals of the Chihuahuan Desert along with a science exhibit gallery which is changed three times a year. We offer classes, field trips, school tours, lectures, and special programs for children and adults alike.
700 South Telshor Boulevard, Mesilla Valley Mall,
Las Cruces, NM 88012

(505) 522-3120

New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
Innovative and engaging educational exhibits and public programs.
1801 Mountain Road, NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104

(505) 841-2800


Randall Davey Audubon Center & Sanctuary
Visitors can take guided bird walks (Saturdays, 8 am, FREE!), tour the historic Randall Davey Home and Art Studio (Fridays, 2:00 PM, $5) and hike on trails that lead through several different habitats and plant zones ranging from meadows to Ponderosa Pine forests. Volunteer opportunities are available and education programs for all ages are offered year-round.
1800 Upper Canyon Road
Santa Fe, NM 87501

(505) 983-4609

Science

Bradbury Science Museum
A comprehensive, informative, and interactive source of factual information about the Manhattan Project.
1350 Central Avenue,
Los Alamos, NM 87544

(505) 667-4444

Explora Science Center and Children’s Museum
We try to make exhibits with transactive qualities, such that both they and their users are changed even in small and unexpected ways by the encounter.
1701 Mountain Road NM,
Albuquerque, NM 87104

(505) 224-8300

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History
Experience science, math, technology, and history through hands-on activities and demonstrations on flight, energy, nuclear science and technology, robotics, and inventions that have shaped our lives.
601 Eubank Blvd. SE,
Albuquerque, NM 87104
(505) 245-2137


Space

New Mexico Museum of Space History
A complex consisting of the space museum, Planetarium, IMAX® dome theater, Hubbard Space Science Education Facility and the International Space Hall of Fame.
Top of New Mexico Highway 2001 (no street address)
Alamogordo, NM 88311-0533

(505) 437-2840

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