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Central New Mexico

Vortex Theatre - A venue for classic, contemporary and cutting edge theatre. Here, audiences can enjoy wonderful works for the stage.

National Hispanic Cultural Center - In keeping with New Mexico’s rich Hispanic heritage, the Office of Cultural Affairs and its new Hispanic Cultural Division are developing a world-class facility in Albuquerque’s South Valley to preserve, interpret, and showcase Hispanic arts and lifeways.

Hinkle Family Fun Center - It's the place to have fun! You can party, you can ride, or play Laser Tag inside, 'Jungle Play', and Bumper Cars, mini golf by streams and lakes.

Holocaust & Intolerance Museum of New Mexico - A National Institute for the Prevention of Hate and Intolerance. This organization is dedicated to combating hate and intolerance through education.

Albuquerque Museum of Art & History - It is the mission of The Albuquerque Museum to be a leading educational institution for art, history and culture in the Southwest.

J&R Vintage Auto Museum - Features nine classic automobiles that have competed in the Great American Race, including the 1995 winner, a 1917 Marmon. Seventy automobiles in all!

Maxwell Museum of Anthropology - One of the nation’s finest anthropology museums, the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology offers exhibits and programs relating to cultures around the world, with a special emphasis on the cultural heritage of the Southwest.

U.S. Southwest Soaring Museum - Devoted to preserving the history of soaring in the western United States. Be amazed at these historical sailplanes.

The WHEELS Museum - A fascinating volunteer run, non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve history, educate the public in the history of transportation, and provide visitors with an opportunity to experience travel as it used to be.

ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden - Displays include seasonal color exhibits and permanent conservatory collections. The conservatory collections exhibit Southwest Desert and Mediterranean climate plants. A PNM Butterfly Pavilion is open during the warm months. The garden also features a Children's Fantasy Garden.

Explora - Fun and learning merge at this exciting science exploration center that's loaded with hands-on and interactive educational exhibits for people of all ages.

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center - The Pueblo people are settled in nineteen communities, some of which have been continuously inhabited since long before the discovery of America. Still retaining their ancient and largely secret ceremonial life, they welcome visitors from all over the world, and offer a glimpse of the proud heritage which they have kept alive for more than a thousand years.

Cliff's Amusement Park - The only amusement park in New Mexico. The park has been family owned and operated for over 40 years. Cliff's has over 23 rides, including fun water play elements! Providing Something for everyone to enjoy. Cliff's has great food, games, arcade and a gift shop.

National Museum of Nuclear Science & History - The nation's only congressionally chartered museum in its field and an intriguing place to learn the story of the Atomic Age, from early research of nuclear development through today's peaceful uses of nuclear technology.

Tinkertown Museum - Located along the Sandia Crest National Scenic Byway, is a must see miniature Old West Town & Three Ring Circus. Tinkertown museum is home to the largest animated miniature circus in the Southwest. It has been under construction for over 40 years.

New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science - The Museum has five permanent exhibit halls that take visitors on a Journey Through Time to provide snapshots of what New Mexico was like from the formation of the universe to the present day.

American International Rattlesnake Museum - This animal conservation museum reveals the hundreds of ways that rattlesnakes and other 'less desirable' animals have influenced our lives. Examples are given through artifacts, memorabilia, and the largest collection of different species of live rattlesnakes in the world.

Turquoise Museum - You will enter the museum through a mock mine tunnel and see the veins and nugget formations just as if you are the miner. As you make your way through the collection area, rare specimens and stories from famous mines will come to life.

ABQ BioPark Zoo - Rocky outcrops, grassy meadows, towering cottonwoods, shimmering waterfalls and tranquil pools create an oasis for exotic and native species. Visitors will come face-to-face with over a thousand animals of every shape and size, each one receiving the best of care every single day.

ABQ BioPark Aquarium - Take a fascinating journey through the marine habitats of the Gulf of Mexico--salt marsh, eelgrass meadow, surf zone, coral reef, open ocean. You'll encounter 6-foot moray eels, spiny lobsters, shimmering schooling fish, beaky parrotfish, fluttering butterfly fish, and a 285,000 gallon tank full of sharks.

Sandia Peak Tramway - Experience the drama of an 11,000 square mile panoramic view of New Mexico from the World's Longest Tramway. From the base to the top of 10,378 foot Sandia Peak, time and terrain seem to move in harmony as passengers lift from the desert floor, above canyons and lush forests, to the mountain top. The Four Seasons Visitor Center is located atop Sandia Peak.

Wildlife West Nature Park - A 122 acre wildlife refuge and enhanced zoo. It features native New Mexico plants and animals.