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Albuquerque Sights and Landmarks Guide, New Mexico


Albuquerque, NM US - Sights: Great Tourist Attractions You Should Not Miss

If you happen to be visiting the town of Albuquerque, then you should not miss out on its popular tourist attractions. These tourist attractions are known to attract a great number of people from across the nation each year and help in making the town a popular tourist centre in New Mexico. The following are some of the best sights of Albuquerque, NM US:

Albuquerque Museum

The museum happens to be a learning place about the Southwestern history, culture art and culture. It houses great collections of paintings, sculptures and photographs. Summer art workshops and classes are also provided by the museum both for adults and children.

American International Rattlesnake Museum

People can get a better idea about rattlesnakes by paying a visit to this museum. Some of the very rare specimens that are displayed in the museum include one called the albino western diamondback. By visiting this museum, people will be able to know some important information on rattlesnakes.


This facility provides visitors with a great learning experience. Visitors can increase their knowledge about how exactly science, culture and arts interrelate with each other. Exhibits included relate to animals, biology, light and optics, water, technology and energy.

Maxwell Museum Of Anthropology

This museum is known to have more than ten million items that have been collected from different parts of the world. The various items that are there in the museum include archaeological, skeletal, ethnological, photo and archival materials.

National Atomic Museum

It happens to be the one and only atomic museum in the entire United States of America. The museum houses an impressive range of educational materials on nuclear technology. Visitors also get to access documentary on the Manhattan Project, which was designed, tested and constructed in New Mexico.

Turquoise Museum

The museum is dedicated fully towards turquoise and allows the visitors to get to know about the formation of the gemstone, and also about the various ways it was used by Native Americans in the ancient days. There is also a mine shaft that is simulated to show visitors the various specimens of turquoise from the four continents. Visitors also gain the knowledge on how one can differentiate between an original and fake turquoise stone.

University of New Mexico Art Museum

The museum is famous for its collection of works by eminent artists like Picasso, Rembrandt and O’Keefe. Apart from artwork, the museum also holds exhibitions of prints and photographs.

A visit to all the above places will definitely make a visit to Albuquerque memorable.

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