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The New Mexico Museum of Space History Joins Smithsonian Magazine’s 13th Annual Museum Day Live!

Free Admission on September 23, 2017, with a Downloadable Museum Day Live! Ticket

Alamogordo, NM September 20, 2017 — The New Mexico Museum of Space History will open its doors free of charge on Saturday September 23, 2017, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s thirteenth annual Museum Day Live!, an initiative in which participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington DC-based facilities, which offer free admission every day, and open their doors for free to those who d. . . [ more ]

Thursday September 21st, 2017

Free Warehouse 1402 Behind the Scenes Tour

The Daisy Track: Be Careful, You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out

(Alamogordo, New Mexico, September 14, 2017) – Just down the hill from the New Mexico Museum of Space History, set back from the road behind Astronaut Memorial Garden, is a wide metal building. It looks like a warehouse but in reality it is so much more. Inside are several of the original sleds and part of the original track from the Daisy Track facility that was used at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. Join Curator Sue Taylor and Assistant Curator Jim Mayberry on Sat. . . [ more ]

Thursday September 14th, 2017

On the Road to Trinity Site!

Motor Coach Tour to Trinity Site October 7

(Alamogordo, New Mexico August 22, 2017) - On July 16, 1945, a tremendous explosion in the New Mexico desert marked the beginning of the end of World War II. The world’s first atomic bomb was detonated on that day at Trinity Site, on the north end of what is now White Sands Missile Range.

The New Mexico Museum of Space History hosts a motor coach tour to the site each April and October as part of a fundraiser for its Foundation. Museum volunteer and renowned local historian Pe. . . [ more ]

Thursday August 24th, 2017