Hours and Admission

SUMMER HOURS (May-October)

SUNDAY 10am-5pm
MONDAY 10am-5pm
TUESDAY 10am-5pm
WEDNESDAY 10am-5pm
THURSDAY 10am-5pm
FRIDAY 10am-5pm
SATURDAY 10am-5pm

The Museum is closed on January 1, Thanksgiving, and December 25.



  • Admission is $7 for residents of NM (First Sundays are free!)
  • Admission is $12 for non-residents


  • Admission is $7 for senior residents of NM (Free every Wednesday!)
  • Admission is $12 for non-resident seniors


  • Admission is $7 for students residing in NM
  • Admission is $12 for students living outside NM

KIDS (16 and Younger):

  • Admission for children is free, regardless of residency


  • Always free admission (see information below)


  • First Sunday of the month for NM residents with ID
  • Every Wednesday for NM seniors (60+ with ID)
  • Children 16 and younger
  • Museum of New Mexico Foundation members
  • Foster families and their children (with appropriate current identification)


  • There is no charge for New Mexico education groups visiting the museum with their instructor and/or adult chaperones.
  • Out of state education groups numbering 10 or greater qualify for a group rate of $8 per person, payable in one transaction. Youth 16 and under are free.
  • Please note that your group must number 10 or more to qualify for the group rate.

Please see this important announcement regarding access to collections.


To become a member, join the Museum of New Mexico Foundation. Membership affords entry to the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, Museum of International Folk Art, New Mexico Museum of Art, New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors and six historic monuments. Membership support enables these cultural institutions to present a variety of world-class exhibitions, public programs, and other cultural offerings to you and the more than 335,000 visitors each year. With one membership, you receive benefits to all four museums and six monuments for one year including unlimited, free admission; ten percent shops discount in-store and at newmexicocreates.org and worldfolkart.org; subscription to El Palacio magazine; invitations to members-only events and more. To learn more or to join click here: http://www.museumfoundation.org/membership.

If you're on the move and visiting multiple sites/museums within New Mexico, you might consider our Culture Pass for $30. It affords admission to 15 State Museums and Historic Sites. To learn more about the Culture Pass, CLICK HERE.