Family Weekend
Office of Parents & Families

MSC 06 3600
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
University Advisement & Enrichment Center

Phone: 505-277-3361
Fax: 505-277-0370

Albuquerque Events

Albuquerque Visitors Bureau

Museums & Cultural Centers:

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

Address: 2401 12th St. NW Albuquerque, NM 87104
Phone: Local: 505-843-7270 | Toll Free: 1-866-855-7902
Time: 9 am-5 pm
Admission: $6 adults; $5.50 senior; $4 NM resident; $3 student

National Hispanic Cultural Center

Address: 1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 246-2261, Box Office: (505) 724-4771
Business Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Art Museum Hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm
Art Museum Admission: $3 for adults, $2 for seniors, Free for children under 16 and NHCC members, Free on Sundays!!

NM Museum of Natural History & Science

Location: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, 1801 Mountain Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
Phone: (505) 841-2800
Hours of Operation: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM every day

Albuquerque Botanic Garden, Aquarium, Zoo, & Tingley Beach

Zoo: 903 Tenth SW
Botanic Garden Location: 2601 Central NW-Open 9 am-5 pm daily
Tingley Beach: 1800 Tingley Drive SW-Open Year Round from Sunrise to Sunset
Admission: Zoo Ticket or Aquarium & Garden Ticket: Adult: $7, Child (3-12) or Senior (65+): $3
BioPark Combo Ticket: Zoo, Aquarium, Garden and Train Rides: Adult: $12, Child (3-12) or Senior (65+): $5 *No ticket needed to access Tingley Beach.

The Albuquerque Museum of Art & History

Location: 2000 Mountain Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
Phone: (505) 243-7255
Hours of Operation: Tuesday- Sunday: 9 am-5 pm
Admission: Tuesday-Sunday: Seniors (65+) $2, Adults & teens (13-64) $3, Children (4-12) $1, General Museum admission is free every Sunday from 9:30 am - 1:00 pm


Albuquerque Little Theater

Location: 224 San Pasquale SW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
Phone: 505.242.4750
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday:10 am-6 pm, Saturday & Sunday: open performance days only
Admission: Check Website or Call Box Office for options

The Guild Cinema

Location: 3405 Central Avenue NE Albuquerque, NM
Phone: (505) 255-1848
Hours of Operation: Our box office generally opens 15 minutes before show time with some exceptions for special events and screenings
Admission: $ 7 General Admission $5 Seniors 60+ / Kids 12 & Under / Students With Valid I.D. $5 Bargain Matinee First Show Each Day, No Credit Cards, Cash Only


Old Town

Old Town, New Fun!
Address: 400 Marquette NW
Admission: Free
Neighborhood: Old Town
*Ghost Tours: Price: $20/Adults & $16 for Students(ages 13 -17)

Downtown Albuquerque

Here you’ll find bustling nightlife along Central Avenue (Route 66), including many nightclubs, theaters, restaurants and events.
*Kimo Theater
*NM Holocaust & Intolerance Center
* Restaurants
* Independent Art Galleries

Historic Nob Hill

Nob Hill is a vibrant district bursting with eclectic shops, swank dining, and chic nightspots. Route 66 neon signs and architecture combined with predominantly locally-owned shops, galleries and restaurants make Nob Hill a hip and fashionable area located just east of the University.
*Independent Art Galleries
*The Guild Theater

ABQ Uptown

It’s ABQ Uptown, the ultimate destination in New Mexico for upscale fashion, home furnishings, entertainment and dining and the perfect place to shop, walk, and eat in a just-right, outdoor environment. Located at Indian School N.E. & Louisiana Blvd.

Maize Maze

Date: September - October
Time: Evenings
Location: Rio Grande Community Farm
Address: 1701 Montano Road NW
Admission: $7 - Adults (12 and up), $5 - Children (3-11)
Neighborhood: North Valley / Los Ranchos / Corrales
Phone: 505-345-4580
Description: Come explore a 7-acre corn maze, follow dinosaur tracks, dig for bones, and even hunt for dino eggs. Rio Grande Community Farm in partnership with the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science and the City of Albuquerque, Open Space is proud to announce the 2011 “DINO” MAIZE MAZE.


Location: 1701 Mountain Rd NW, ABQ Nm 87104
Phone: 505-224-8300
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10 am-6 pm, Sunday 2 pm-6 pm
Admission: Adults (12-64) $8.00, Seniors (65+) $5.00, children (1-11) $4.00
Description: Explora is a place where families can get to know each other better, learn together, and share new experiences of the basic processes and materials investigated and used by science, technology and art. Explora’s exhibit activities engage people of all ages with small-scale materials and equipment in personal spaces where they can communicate comfortably with family and friends, manipulate a wide range of physical variables, and develop their own thinking about what they are experiencing.

Sandia Peak Tramway

Location: 40 Tramway Road NE, Albuquerque, NM
Phone: 505-856-7325
Hours: 9 am - 8 pm
Admission: Adults $20
Description: A trip on the Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway transports you above deep canyons and breathtaking terrain a distance of 2.7 miles. See some of nature’s more dramatic beauty unfold before you. At sunset the desert skies produce a spectacular array of color, and your vantage point from the observation deck atop 10,378 foot Sandia Peak in the Cibola National Forest affords an 11,000 square-mile panoramic view of the Rio Grande Valley and the Land of Enchantment. Located on the eastern edge of Albuquerque in the Sandia Foothills at the end of Tramway Road