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Posted on: June 17, 2021

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


The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science 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 in place and mask-wearing is required. 

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

Thursdays, 9 - 10 a.m.
 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 Thursday at 9 a.m. This program will take place outdoors in a shaded area. Register in advance for July by June 19. Recommended for ages 2-5. 

“Saturday Family Science – Automata” 

Saturday, July 10, 10 - 11 a.m.
Use cams and levers to create your own moving, mechanical puppet. Registration closes June 26. Recommended ages 6 and up, adult caregiver participation is required. 

“STEAMpunk – Garrett Morgan, inventor” 

Saturday, July 17, 10 - 11 a.m. 

Experiment with materials to create a water filtration system. 

Registration closes July 3. Recommended ages 6 and up. 


Saturday, July 24, 11 – noon 

Dive into the world of sharks with the Nature Center. Registration closes July 3. All ages. 

The Museum of Nature & Science is located at 411 N. Main Street and is accessible from RoadRUNNER Transit Route 1 Stop 36. For additional information, visit the website at: or follow us on Facebook and Instagram @LCMuseums.

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