Visiting Albuquerque museums and the city's cultural and historic centers offers a fun and fascinating look at the history that shaped New Mexico and the blend of cultures that makes this area so unique. For an introduction to New Mexico's 19 Pueblos, be sure to visit the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center which offers information and resources on Native American culture, history and art. If you're interested in the area's Spanish heritage, don't miss the National Hispanic Cultural Center where you can learn about the Day of the Dead traditions, see world-class flamenco performances and enjoy other cultural events. Albuquerque's Museum of Art and History has exhibits on the city's origins as a Spanish colonial village, which will give you a whole new perspective on our city. The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History also includes artworks in all traditions, from the works of indigenous peoples to Spanish colonial art to cutting-edge modern installations. Albuquerque history and science museums are easy to find with this online museum and cultural city guide.
Albuquerque's numerous museums provide you with a unique and in-depth perspective on diverse topics covering art, history, culture, science, nature and unique topics such as hot air ballooning and turquoise.
Historic and scenic areas in and around Albuquerque provide a glimpse into history, pueblo culture, and historic shopping districts.