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Posted on: June 17, 2021

In-Person Programs Return to the Museum of Nature & Science


The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St., welcomes visitors back with in-person programs this July.

The programs are free but will require registration in advance. To register please email or call 575/522-3120 before the registration deadlines listed. Pursuant to state health guidelines, social distancing measures are still in place and mask-wearing is required. 

“Nature & Science Discovery Pre-K: Animal Homes” 

9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursdays
Nurture your little one’s love of science! Preschool-age children and their parent or caregiver are invited to investigate nature and science through hands-on explorations, stories, and crafts at home. Pre-K takes place every at 9 a.m. Thursday. This program will take place outdoors in a shaded area. Register in advance for July by Saturday, June 19. This program is recommended for ages 2 to 5.

“Saturday Family Science  Automata”

11 a.m. Saturday, July 10
Use cams and levers to create your own moving, mechanical puppet. Registration closes Saturday, June 26. This program is recommended for ages 6 and older, adult caregiver participation is required.

“STEAMpunk  Garrett Morgan, inventor”

11 a.m. Saturday, July 17

Experiment with materials to create a water filtration system. Registration closes Saturday, July 3. This program is recommended for ages 6 and older. 


11 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 24

Dive into the world of sharks with the Nature Center. Registration closes Saturday, July 3. This program is for all ages.

The Museum of Nature & Science accessible through RoadRUNNER Transit Route 1, Stop 36. For information, visit the website at: or follow us on Facebook and Instagram @LCMuseums.

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