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Visit our New Exhibit! Be the first to dive into the Sketch Aquarium. Imagine, sketch, and release your own sea creature into the digital sea.

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Parents' Night Out Saturday, December 19
5:30 - 10 pm
Enjoy a night out, or in, while your child has fun at Explora, with dinner, exhibit exploration, and
themed activities.
Register by noon 12/17.

Say Hello to 2016 with Bubbly Fun! December 31, 8:30pm-1am
Experience an awesome one-of-a-kind New Year's Eve Party, for ages 18+; Bubbly & cash bar for ages 21+. 

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Special Events Day, 12/13 Scouts in uniform get
$1 off admission!

PoP Science 1-4 pm
Hour of Code event 1-2 pm

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Spark Curiosity with Camps! December 21-23 & 28-30.
Daily camps for Pre-K-5th grade. 6th-8th grade camp
on December 22.
Before & after care options.

Holiday Fun!
During Old Town Stroll enjoy free admission, festive activities, and store discounts on great gifts for all ages!


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

Discover Explora...

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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We will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, and open 10am-2pm Dec. 24 & 31.
See our Special Events page and discover two ways to celebrate New Year's Eve.

We've got Parties and Rentals down to a Science! Let us host yours.


An asterisk (*) indicates pre-registration and fees required. Call 505-224-8341 or para español, llame al 505-224-8323.

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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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.

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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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