Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Attractions in Albuquerque, New Mexico


  • Cliff's Amusement Park
    4800 Osuna Road Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87109
    San Mateo
    505-881-9373, From April to October, this playground offers more than 23 rides, games of skill, arcade and redemption deals and a variety of great food and gifts.  more info  map

  • KiMo Theatre
    423 Central Avenue Northwest, Albuquerque, NM 87102
    505-848-1370, Enjoy the experience of Albuquerque performance arts. more info  map


  • Cities of Gold
    10-B Cities Of Gold road, Albuquerque, NM 87501
    505-455-3313, Offering more than 700 Las Vagas-style loose slots featuring an excellent restaurant and quality hotel. more info

  • Dancing Eagle Casino
    P.O. Box 520, Albuquerque, NM 87007
    505-552-1111, Enjoy the casino excitement and entertainment. Fun for all. more info

  • Isleta Gaming Palace
    11000 Broadway Southeast, Albuquerque, NM 87105
    Enjoy Las Vegas style gambling without the big city hassle. more info  map

  • Santa Ana Star Casino
    15 minutes North of Albuquerque
    505-867-0000, Featuring Live Gaming—Las Vegas Style. Visit The Canyon Lounge featuring fabulous shows & entertainment, The Cheenah Steak House for fine dining, The Feast Buffet... more info

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Old Coal Mine Museum
    2846 Highway 14, Madrid, NM 87010
    505-438-3780, Adjacent to the Mine Shaft Tavern. Brows 3 acres, on-site museum, mining and railroad relics. Guided tours available. more info  map

  • Petroglyph National Monument
    6001 Unser Boulevard, Albuquerque, NM 87120
    505-899-0205, Features one of the largest petroglyph sites in North America, featuring designs and symbols carved onto volcanic rocks by Native Americans and Spanish settlers 400 to... more info  map

  • Trail of Painted Ponies
    1531 Wellesley Drive, NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
    505-262-0622, Public art of life-size fiberglass ponies embellished by the best of New Mexico's artist. more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
    2000 Mountain Road North, Albuquerque, NM 87104
    505-243-7255, The Museum's art collection concentrates on works by regional artists, contemporary and historical.  more info  map

  • Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum
    9201 Balloon Museum Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87113
    505-768-6020, This museum showcases a vast collection of balloons, art work, and aerial artifacts. See exhibits about the history of ballooning and its science. more info  map

  • Archaeology and Material Culture Museum
    22 Calvary Road, Albuquerque, NM 87008
    505-281-2005, Explore archaelogy and related analysis. A 12,000-year generalized time line. more info  map

  • Center for Theatre
    4800 Central SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108
    505-262-9301, An educational, interactive museum dedicated to all aspects of the performing arts. more info  map

  • Explora
    1701 Mountain Road Northwest, Albuquerque, NM 87104
    505-224-8300, The mission of this museum is to create "opportunities for inspirational discovery and the joy of lifelong learning through interactive experiences in science,... more info  map

  • Gallery of Minerals
    1009 Bradbury Drive, Albuquerque, NM 87106
    505-831-6135, Visit a unique gallery and museum of natural mineral displays. more info  map

  • Hispanic Cultural Center
    1701 4th. Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
    505-246-2261, World-class art exhibitions, library and genealogy center, performing arts, restaurant and gift shop and more. more info  map

  • Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
    2401 12th Street Northwest, Albuquerque, NM 87104
    Located 1 Block North of Interstate 40
    505-843-7270, Owned and operated by the 19 Indian Pueblos of New Mexico, the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is "dedicated to the preservation and perpetuation of Pueblo Indian culture,... more info  map

  • National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, The
    601 Eubank Boulevard Southeast, Albuquerque, NM 87123
    505-245-2137, Learn the story of the Atomic Age, from early research of nuclear development through today's peaceful uses of nuclear technology.  more info  map

  • New Mexico Museum Natural History & Science
    1801 Mountain Road Northwest, Albuquerque, NM 87104
    505-841-2800, Exhibits include giant dinosaurs, a walk through a volcano, and exploration of the solar system. At the DynaTheater, films come to life on a five-story giant screen... more info  map

  • New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
    1801 Mountain Road Northwest, Albuquerque, NM 87104
    Located in Old Town Albuquerque
    505-841-2801, The Museum has eight permanent exhibit halls which offer insight on New Mexico from the formation of the universe to the present day, including information of dinosaurs.... more info  map

  • Pueblo of Jemez-Walatowa Visitor Center
    7413 Highway 4, Albuquerque, NM 87024
    Jemez Pueblo
    505-834-7235, Museum exhibit, replica of traditional fieldhouse. Gift shop featuring Jemez pottery and more. Call ahead for calendar of events. more info

  • Tinkertown Museum
    121 Sandia Crest Road, Albuquerque, NM 87047
    Sandia Park
    505-281-5233, Featuring the life work of Ross Ward. One of New Mexico's most renowned folk art environments. more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Rio Grande Botanic Garden
    2601 Central Avenue, NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
    505-764-6200, Formal walled gardens, contemporary glass conservatories showcase plants of desert and Mediterranean climates. more info  map

  • Rio Grande Zoo
    903 10th. Street, SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
    505-764-6200, Featuring many exotic animals in species-specific habitats. Animal encounter shows and summer concerts. more info  map

  • Wildlife West Nature Park
    87 North Frontage Road, Albuquerque, NM 87015
    505-281-7655, Fantastic wildlife encounters in a 122 acre enhanced resuced wildlife zoo and wildlife refuge. Open year round. more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Albuquerque Aquarium
    2601 Central Avenue, NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
    505-764-6281, Major exhibits feature Gulf Coast artificial coral reef, moray eel tummel, shark tank, restaurant and gift shop. more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • ABQ Trolley Co.
    800 Rio Grande Boulevard Northwest, Albuquerque, NM 87104
    Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town
    505-240-8000, A completely-custom, uniquely-Albuquerque, open-air trolley offers Best of Albuquerque City Tours. more info  map

  • Anasazi Fields Winery
    26 Camino De Los Pueblitos, Albuquerque, NM 87043-0712
    505-867-3062, Featuring dry, oak-aged wines hand crafted from local fruits in beautiful Placitas Valley. more info  map

  • Guided Scenic Tours
    8311 Golf Course Road, Albuquerque, NM 87501
    Tours Meet in the Smith's Shopping Center
    505-974-9704, Popular, private balloon flights and guided scenic ground tours. more info  map

  • Rainbow Ryders
    5601 Eagle Rock Avenue Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87113
    A premier balloon ride company offering scenic hot air balloon rides daily. more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Anderson Valley Vineyards
    4920 Rio Grande, NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107
    505-344-7266, Tours, tasting room and gift shop for your enjoyment. more info  map

  • Gruet Winery
    8400 Pan American Freeway Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87113
    505-821-0055, Gruet Winery's tasting room is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturdays. more info  map


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