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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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: http://las-cruces.org/museums or follow us on Facebook and Instagram @LCMuseums.