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A Bright Light... Explora is honored to be one of seven organizations to be nationally recognized for outstanding engagement with their communities!

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Science on Tap "Bringing up Baby: The Immunology of Pregnancy"  by  Victoria Hansen, UNM PhD candidiate

December 4, 5:30 pm
at Chama River Brewing Co.
4939 Pan American Freeway
Winter Camp Fun Dec 22, 23, 29, 30, Jan 2, 5.

Pre-K - grade 8. 9 am-4pm.
Before & after care options.
Engaging hands-on activities, with different theme each day. Sign up for one or for several days!

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People of all ages are invited to engage in exhibit activities.

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Careful, you just might learn something while you're having all that fun!

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Visit Ideas, the Store at Explora, to find smart and unusual gifts that inspire the imagination and challenge the creative process.

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Closed Nov. 27, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1

Open 10 am - 2 pm, Dec. 24 and 31

We have TWO exciting ways to celebrate New Year's Eve with Explora!

See Dec. 31 on our Calendar of Events below.


An asterisk (*) indicates pre-registration and fee required. Call 224-8341 or para español, llame al 224-8323.

Explora is a private 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Gifts to Explora are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Explora operates in a unique private/public partnership with the City of Albuquerque.

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1701 Mountain Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104

(505) 224-8300
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Mon-Sat: 10 am - 6 pm
Sun: 12 pm - 6 pm

Closed on Jan. 1, Jul. 4, the week after Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Dec. 25.



Explora Members: Free
Children (under age 1): Free
Children (ages 1-11): $4
Adults (ages 12-64): $8
Seniors (age 65+, with ID): $5
Students or Military (with ID): $5

Groups: Reservations Required.
Please contact us if you require special assistance.

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