Albuquerque Museum

2000 Mountain Rd. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104 | (505) 243-7255

Located in Old Town off Route 66, the Albuquerque Museum is a leading institution of history, art, and culture in New Mexico and Southwestern America. The Albuquerque Museum is family-friendly and features interactive spaces, a beautiful sculpture garden, a cafe, and a shop. 

The Albuquerque Museum maintains its good reputation for being one of the leading institutions for history in New Mexico. Nowadays, through the Albuquerque Museum Foundation and the City of Albuquerque Department of Arts & Culture support, the Albuquerque museum continues to celebrate the community’s rich heritage, art, and history through local, regional, national, and even international exhibits. 

Formerly known as the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, this cultural center has served the city of Albuquerque since 1967. This museum dedicates to preserving the history of Albuquerque and Middle Rio Grande and the American Southwest art. The Albuquerque museum contributes significantly to the educational and cultural programs in the city and features globally influenced art, permanent installations, and special exhibitions.

The Albuquerque Museum’s permanent exhibits are dedicated to New Mexico art, early maps, weavings, conquistador armor, and other New Mexico colonial life artifacts. The museum’s collection includes over 10,000 artworks, 130,000 photographs, and 35,000 historical objects. The Albuquerque Museum also hosts changing exhibits and art galleries and maintains an outdoor sculpture garden.