Tours in New Mexico with kids

“Please, sir, can I have some tours?”

Why, of course you can! Tours are the ultimate way for the family to experience a city or attraction, and in New Mexico there are certainly lots to choose from! 

Why not take the family on a city tour? It’s a great way to not only see the The Land of Enchantment , but a great way for kids to LEARN about the area too! You can never have too many fun facts to tell friends!

Why not take a nature tour? There are plenty of places to go with kids in and around New Mexico, with some spectacular wildlife and wilderness to explore and experience. You might be surprised how quickly the scenery changes!

A tour that can take you back in time? Sounds exciting! Historical tours are always a great experience with children, because they can use their imagination as they recount incredible and iconic events that happened right where they are standing!

Wildlife tours, ghost tours, food tours…see another side of New Mexico!

May the tours be with you!

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  • Historic Taos Trolley Tours

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    Taos

    Wind your way carefree through the scenic streets of Taos, NM starting with a tour of the historic Taos Plaza. Check out the picturesque shops, museums and other places of interest along the way. ...

  • Rainbow Ryders

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    Albuquerque

    Specializing in hot air balloon rides all year round, Rainbow Ryders is the authorized hot air balloon company for the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

  • Tours of Old Town

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    Albuquerque

    A historic family day out in New Mexico with entertaining outdoor walking tours, moonlight tours, and yes - GHOST tours!

  • New Mexico River Adventures

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    Embudo

    Super fun and exciting rafting trips along the Rio Grande and Rio Chama, including family rafting trips! Perfect for kids of all ages, are you ready for adventure in New Mexico?

  • Kokopelli Rafting Adventures

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    Santa Fe

    Half-day to multi-day rafting expeditions on the Rio Grande, as well as biking and hiking tours for kids 4 and up - and adventurous family day out in New Mexico!

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  • Farmington Museum at Gateway Park

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    Farmington

    A local museum offering exhibits and interpretive media on the regional culture, as well as workshops, live performances and trade and craft demonstrations!

  • Old Coal Mine Museum

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    Madrid

    Stroll back in time to when the last train left Madrid carrying coal, now a "ghost town" and interactive museum great for kids!

  • Bradbury Science Museum

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    Los Alamos

    Interactive exhibits to uncover all things science and technology in New Mexico!

  • The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

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    Santa Fe

    The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture is located on beautiful Museum HillTM at 710 Camino Lejo off Old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from ...

  • Santa Fe Childrens Museum

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    Santa Fe

    Discovery and play awaits kids at this Santa Fe children's museum, with interactive exhibits, hands on learning, and where kids can be curious, play, learn, and enjoy!

  • Museum Of International Folk Art

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    Santa Fe

    Visit the largest collection of international folk art in the world - in Santa Fe! Cultural fun for the family

  • New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

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    Albuquerque

    This interactive, high-tech museum featuring an active volcano, an Ice Age cave, and dinosaurs galore! A planetarium is there too!

  • American International Rattlesnake Museum

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    Albuquerque

    An exciting and educational day out with the family...and snakes! A great conservation museum to explain how rattlesnakes have influenced our lives...with LIVE snakes!

  • J&R Vintage Auto Museum

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    Rio Rancho

    Around 60 antique cars and trucks are on display to delight rev heads of all ages, including 12 classic cars which have competed in the Great American Race!

  • National Atomic Museum

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    Albuquerque

    The National Atomic Museum is the nation's only Congressionally chartered museum of nuclear science and history. The museum was established in 1969 as an intriguing place to learn the story of the ...

  • Tinkertown Museum

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    Sandia Park

    Tinkertown Museum is an amazing animated wood-carved western town and three ring circus enclosed in a compound made of 50,000 glass bottles.

  • Maxwell Museum Of Anthropology

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    Albuquerque

    A FREE museum with exhibits and programs relating to cultures of the world, with a special emphasis on the cultural heritage of the Southwest!

  • Herzstein Memorial Museum

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    Clayton

    The mission of the Union County Historical Society, a non-profit organization, is to preserve the cultural heritage of Union County. It shall maintain the Herzstein Memorial Museum, an institution ...

  • Blackwater Draw Museum

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    Portales

    The Blackwater Draw Museum displays artifacts and exhibits associated with the Locality No. 1 site. Over 13,000 years of site usage are described, from mammoth hunting to modern culture.

  • Eastern New Mexico University Natural History Museum

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    Portales

    The Natural History Museum consists of an Exhibit and a Research Collection. The Exhibit features live plants and animals native to the Llano Estacado and other regions of eastern New Mexico. The ...

  • War Eagles Air Museum

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    Santa Teresa

    The War Eagles Air Museum is dedicated to collecting, restoring and displaying historic aircraft of the World War II and the Korean Conflict eras. This unique Museum pays special tribute to military ...

  • Las Cruces Railroad Museum

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    Las Cruces

    Housed in a historic Santa Fe Depot, the Las Cruces Railroad Museum interprets the railroading history of Las Cruces and the Mesilla Valley.

  • Roswell Museum and Art Center

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    Roswell

    The Roswell Museum and Art Center inspires discovery, creativity, and cultural understanding of the art and history of the American Southwest and beyond.

  • New Mexico Museum of Space History

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    Alamogordo

    Explore the centre of the USA's space program with rockets, movies, a planetarium, and a whole host of space artifacts!

  • International UFO Museum

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    Roswell

    The International UFO Museum & Research Center is all about the history, science and research about UFO events worldwide. Amazing!

  • Harwood Museum

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    Taos

    The Harwood Museum of Art of the University of New Mexico preserves, collects and exhibits historic and contemporary art and culture of the Taos region. The Museum stimulates learning, creativity and ...

  • Taos Centre for the Arts

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    Taos

    Bringing to the Taos Community World Class Cultural Events,Concerts, Shows, Youth Programs in Drama and Art. One of the many places to visit if you're looking for things to do with kids in New Mexico

  • Rex Museum

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    Gallup

    A museum on the history of Gallup displaying verious artifacts and information.

  • The National Museum of Nuclear Science and History

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    Albuquerque

    A fascinating museum in New Mexico where kids can learn the story of the Atomic Age, with exhibits showcasing the entire nuclear history

  • Billy The Kid Museum

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    Fort Sumner

    The Billy the Kid Museum in Fort Sumner, New Mexico is much more than a living tribute to the man who would become legend, Billy the Kid. When you visit, you will enjoy a variety of displays, all ...

  • New Mexico History Museum

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    Santa Fe

    The new museum includes permanent and temporary exhibitions that span the early history of indigenous people, Spanish colonization, the Mexican Period, and travel and commerce on the legendary Santa ...

  • E3 Childrens Museum and Science Center

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    Farmington

    Museum fun in New Mexico with hands-on exhibits around Sound, Light, Magnetism, Shadows and Art, plus travelling exhibits, and weekly special sessions!

  • Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad

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    Chama

    A living museum and National Historic Landmark known as America's Highest and Longest Scenic Railroad its no wonder this national treasure was listed in the book '1000 Things To Do Before You Die'.

  • El Rancho de las Golondrinas

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    Santa Fe

    Welcome! We invite you to take a journey to the past at "The Ranch of the Swallows". This historic rancho,now a living history museum, dates from the early 1700s and was an important paraje or ...

  • Fort Union National Monument

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    Watrous

    ort Union was established in 1851 as the guardian of the Santa Fe Trail. During its forty-year history, three different forts were constructed close together. The third Fort Union was the largest in ...