The Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science, or MoNaS, inspires curiosity about the sciences, facilitates life-long learning, and promotes stewardship of the natural environment of the Chihuahuan Desert and southern New Mexico.

Admission is free.

Hours
Tuesday-Friday 10:00am-4:30pm
Saturday 9:00am-4:30pm

Open 'til 8pm Thursday evenings

Address:
411 N. Main Street
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Region:
SouthWest
Phone:
(575) 522-3120
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Events

Animal Encounters

Come meet the animals of the Chihuahuan Desert and gain a close up perspective into the lives oh Chihuahuan Desert animals as the Museum Naturalist guides the discussion on these elusive creatures. When feasible, there will be a hands on segment of the class. This Week: Mammals

11:30 AM – 12:34 PM
City:
Las Cruces

Family Science Saturday

A fun, hands-on class for people of all ages interested in science. Each month focuses on a broad topic with a related class each week. This month: Music The classes build on each other, though they are designed so people can still participate without attending all classes. Each class features a hands on component. The classes are open to any age and we encourage groups to work together to learn about Music. This week: Create a Song

10:00 AM – 12:34 PM
City:
Las Cruces

SNAP!

The Science, Nature, and Art Program (SNAP!) encourages visitors to embrace their artistic creativity while engaging in educational activities inspired by Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. This week: Bubbles

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
City:
Las Cruces