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The Dr. Antonio "Tony" Gennaro Natural History Museum is affiliated with the ENMU Department of Biology.  The purpose of the museum is to promote understanding of the diversity of life, emphasizing the natural heritage of eastern New Mexico and the greater Southwest.

The museum was renamed the Dr. Antonio "Tony" Gennaro Natural History Museum in spring 2016. Gennaro came to ENMU in 1966 as an associate professor of biological sciences and quickly established a reputation as a superb teacher and nationally recognized researcher. He started ENMU's vertebrate collection for the museum.

Thousands of visitors each year enjoy the educational displays and programs offered by the Dr. Antonio "Tony" Gennaro Natural History Museum. Of particular interest to visitors are the live (native and non-native) animals on display.

Location

The Dr. Antonio "Tony" Gennaro Natural History Museum is located at the main entrance on the first floor of Roosevelt Hall on South Avenue K, adjacent to the Miles Mineral Museum.

Hours of Operation

Regular hours are Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. The museum is closed on University holidays.

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Tours

Special tours of The Dr. Antonio "Tony" Gennaro Natural History Museum are available for school classes and other groups. Please call 575.562.2174 to schedule a tour.


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Director and Curator of Exhibits
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Phone: 575.562.2373

Head Curator of Collections
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575.562.2862


Dr. Antonio "Tony" Gennaro Natural History Museum

ENMU Station 33
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130
800.FOR.ENMU (800.367.3668)
Phone: 575.562.2174
FAX: 575.562.2192