Things to do in New Mexico with kids

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Albuquerque
Hungry for some good food and family fun? Head over to iTz where you can enjoy a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet and enjoy the latest arcade games and exciting amusement park rides!
Albuquerque
26 water play features including a Tipping Bucket, Three Basketball Hoops, Waterfalls, Spray Features, miles of slides, pools, rivers, and a dual FlowRider surf machine and comfortable snack-bar & lounge area.
Albuquerque
The Los Padillas Aquatics Center consists of a zero depth pool with a variety of water play features including a large water slide, giant mushroom fountain and other spray features. It is handicap accessible and excellent for pool parties. This fac...
Albuquerque
A fully automated water park where all ages can get wet during the hot summer months.
Edgewood
Wildlife West Nature Park, a wildlife preserve and "enhanced zoo," is located just 20 minutes from Albuquerque, New Mexico in nearby Edgewood. Conveniently located near Interstate 40, Wildlife West Nature Park provides a very special look into the an...
Albuquerque
The Albuquerque Aquarium takes visitors on a journey down the Rio Grande from Albuquerque to its mouth in the Gulf of Mexico. Fresh water riverine, estuarine, surf zone, shallow waters, coral reefs, open ocean and deep ocean species are represented a...
Albuquerque
The Rattlesnake Museum is an exciting and educational experience for the entire family. This animal conservation museum reveals the hundreds of ways that rattlesnakes and other "less desirable" animals have influenced our lives. Examples are given th...
Albuquerque
Founded in 1927, the 64-acre Rio Grande Zoo offers visitors close encounters with more than 250 species of exotic and native animals. Popular species include seals and sea lions, chimpanzees, gorillas, orangutans, elephants, polar bears, giraffes, hi...
Roswell
- is the only Free Zoo In New Mexico.It features over a hundred animals both native and exotic in naturalistic settings. It also has a youth fishing lake open year round but stocked in summer; antique carousel and miniature train ride provide fun for...
Alamogordo
The Alameda Park Zoo provides an aesthetically pleasing naturalistic environment, which promotes education in the environmental fields of study, conservation of local and global environments, recreation, and biological research. The intended concept...
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. Hear fascinating stories about the history, people and...
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.
Albuquerque
Tours of Old Town specializes in informative, interesting & entertaining outdoor walking tours which share a wide variety of interesting trivia & historical facts in the heart of the Duke City. We KNOW Old Town! We know the sights, sounds, flavors, p...
Albuquerque
Uncle Cliff's Kiddieland may have grown-up, but Cliff's Amusement Park is still the #1 place for family fun. Moms, Dads, sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, even Grandmas and Grandpas, can enjoy twists, turns, bumps, spins, and smiles all day long. Q...
Taos
A magical palce for chiuldren up to twelve to gather, learn, create and play and for the parents and teachers to meet and share knowledge. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in New Mexico
Albuquerque
You can walk-in for open play, dress up in the costume room, sing karaoke songs in the one-of-a-kind Hollywood room, create arts and crafts, watch a movie in the Jungle tree media center, have fun in the jumping area. For the toddlers there is a spec...
Albuquerque
ABQ Jump is a place where kids of all ages can run, jump, climb and play! ABQ Jump is Albuquerque's premier, affordable, indoor, climate- controlled amusement facility which features six, giant inflatable slides, bounce houses and obstacle courses! ...
Albuquerque
An interactive, educational open play and party center that offers unique experiences for kids up to 12, and their parents.
Farmington
Offers a wide range of artistic and intereptive mediums on it's regional culture, also incorporating travelling exhibits, lectures (for over 12s), workshops, live performances and trade and craft demonstrations.
Los Alamos
Hands on interactive exhibits with some serious subject bases related to the laboratory's research in defense and technology.
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 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. A visit to the Museum of Indian...
Santa Fe
The range of interactive exhibits, beauty of the outdoor garden, diversity of programs, and professional staff make for a special museum visit.
Santa Fe
Houses the largest collection of international folk art in the world.
Albuquerque
This interactive, high-tech museum features an active volcano, Ice Age cave, and dinosaurs galore; including an enormous T-rex and Seismosaurus. The Planetarium and Lockheed Martin DynaTheater are exciting detours too.
Rio Rancho
About 60 antique cars and trucks of varying vintage all maintained with love, on display to delight rev heads of all ages, including 12 classic cars which have competed in the Great American Race.
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 Atomic Age, from early research of nuclear developmen...
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.
Albuquerque
Offers exhibits and programs relating to cultures of the world, with a special emphasis on the cultural heritage of the Southwest.
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 devoted to the acquisition, care, interpretation and ...
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.
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 museum's Research Collection includes 10,500 specimen...
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 aviation and reminds us all of the significant role...
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
The Roswell Museum and Art Center inspires discovery, creativity, and cultural understanding of the art and history of the American Southwest and beyond.
Alamogordo
Contains exhibitions ranging from Robert Goddard's early rocket experiments near Roswell to a mock-up of the International Space Station.
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 research for the Taos community and all who share ...
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
Gallup
A museum on the history of Gallup displaying verious artifacts and information.
Albuquerque
Learn the atomic story from frightening early research through to more modern and peaceful intentions, featuring both permanent and travelling multi media exhibitions and displays.
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 designed to entertain and educate you and your family....
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 Fe Trail. One of the many fun family places to visi...
Farmington
With permanent topics including Sound, Light, Magnetism, Shadows and Art, plus travelling exhibits, weekly special sessions, and boasting the terrific Tots' Turf, packed with educational toys and activities for under 5s.
Sandia Peak
A trip on the world's longest aerial tramway transports you above deep canyons and breathtaking terrain a distance of 2.7 miles. See some of nature's more dramatic beauty unfold before you. At sunset the desert skies produce a spectacular array of ...
Nageezi
Chaco Canyon was a major center of Puebloan culture between AD 850 and 1250. The Chacoan sites are part of the homeland of Pueblo Indian peoples of New Mexico, the Hopi Indians of Arizona, and the Navajo Indians of the Southwest.
NW Albuquerque
Petroglyph National Monument protects a variety of cultural and natural resources including volcanos, archeological sites and an estimated 20,000 carved images. Many of the images are recognizable as animals, people, brands and crosses; others are mo...
Taos
The Carson National Forest is one of five National Forests in New Mexico. The National Forests are Americas Great outdoors, here to serve the American people at work and play! Some of the finest mountain scenery in the Southwest is found in the 1...
Prewitt
Rolling hills studded with pinon and juniper trees encircle the lake, which is stocked with trout and catfish.Bluewater Lake State Park is popular for boating and year-round fishing.
Albuquerque
Albuquerques lush and peaceful Botanic Garden is an oasis in the desert. A fourteen-foot high dragon guards the entrance of the Fantasy Garden that gives children a mites eye perspective on the garden. Giant rakes, hoes and watering cans are tools us...
Taos
Raft the white-knuckle whitewater of the world-famous Taos Box. Float through the spectacular Chama river canyon and sleep under the stars. Enjoy a traditional Pueblo Indian feast after floating a calm stretch of the Rio Grande with a native guide. O...
Pilar
Perfect day out for the adventurous family who want to get out and enjoy nature.

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near New Mexico with kids

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Wildlife West Nature Park

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The Albuquerque Aquarium

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American International Rattlesnake Museum

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Hinkle Family Fun Centre

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J&R Vintage Auto Museum

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National Atomic Museum

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Tinkertown Museum

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Sandia Peak Tramway

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Rio Grande Zoo

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Maxwell Museum Of Anthropology

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Fun places to visit in New Mexico with kids

New Mexico

There are so many fun places to go with kids in New Mexico - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in NM