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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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National Engineers Week Feb. 22-28 Explore engineering in our Experiment Bar all week, plus special activites 1-4 pm 2/22 & 2/28, and Girls' Engineering 3-5 pm 2/26.
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New Exhibit Open! Bring the family to explore love and forgiveness through words, movement, art, performance, and play in this traveling exhibit!

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Spark Curiosity with Explora Summer Camp! June 1 - August 7

View our list of over 70 engaging, fun, hands-on learning activities:

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Spring Camp Registration is Open! Enaging activities for K-8th graders to ignite curiosity and encourage exploration.    

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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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Registration is open for: 
Spring Break Camp, Summer Camp,  and Science Studio.


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

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Mon-Sat: 10 am - 6 pm
Sun: 12 pm - 6 pm

Closed on Jan. 1, July 4, the week after Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Dec. 25. We close early at 2 pm on Dec. 24 and 31.



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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