There is a chill in the air, so here are some ways to warm up before spring arrives in Albuquerque. And remember, many sunny winter days in Albuquerque are great for both indoor and outdoor fun!


Coffee at Sunday Service Motor Co

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The coffee scene offers plenty of shops to warm up over a pour over or a cortado. If you're looking for a different kind of warmth, Albuquerque's beer, cider, wine and distillery scene offers an indoor break. But craft beers aren't the only things brewing in Albuquerque. Albuquerque's wineries offering tasting experiences including the sparkling wines of the world-renowned Gruet Winery or in a cozy tasting room at Noisy Water Winery or Sheehan Winery in Old Town.


American International Rattlesnake Museum

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Albuquerque is home to a wide array of museums where you can warm up inside and experience arts, culture, science and more. The Albuquerque Museum offers a variety of exhibits, including a look at Albuquerque and its history. For a slithering good time, head over to the American International Rattlesnake Museum. To learn about Native American culture in New Mexico, pay the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center a visit. Explora is a great place to explore science and technology. The National Hispanic Cultural Center houses beautiful Hispanic art and hosts many cultural performances. Learn about the development of nuclear technology and energy at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History. Take a trip back in time at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science.

Family Fun

A woman, man and two young boys walk through an exhibit at the ABQ BioPark Aquarium

The ABQ BioPark Aquarium offers underwater excitement for kids of any age. The ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden features indoor insect adventures at the BUGarium and a trip to the tropics or the desert in the plant conservatories. The Hinkle Fun Center lets kiddos get their outdoor wiggles out inside. Electric Playhouse is a great place to take the whole family to play virtual, interactive games together.

Unique Albuquerque Inside Experiences

Two flamenco dancers perform while an audience watches

Take an art class at The Groove Artspace or Creativity Warehouse, where you can learn painting, mosaics, pottery and more. Climb to new heights at Stone Age Climbing Gym, New Mexico's largest indoor rock climbing gym. Tablao Flamenco features an intimate atmosphere, perfect for experiencing flamenco dancing, authentic Spanish cuisine and beverages.