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Explora Mission Statement

The mission of Explora is creating opportunities for inspirational discovery and the joy of lifelong learning through interactive experiences in science, technology and art.

Statement on Diversity

Explora is committed to serving children & families from all of New Mexico’s many diverse cultural communities. Therefore, Explora’s exhibits and programming will be welcoming and responsive to children and families from all of New Mexico’s varied cultures and Explora will strive to reflect the interests of all of these cultures.

Explora is committed to the goal that its staff reflects the diversity and demographics of New Mexico’s population.

Explora is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To ensure that Explora’s personnel policies and practices are administered fairly, Explora employs individuals on the basis of merit and needs, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual preference, disability, or veteran status.

Current Job Openings

 

Educational Services Director

Explora seeks an Educational Services Director to lead, develop, and manage a team that includes 12

full-time staff and 30 high school interns, with direct supervision of five program coordinators. The

Educational Services Director will oversee development, facilitation, and evaluation of a wide variety

of curriculum and educational programs, serving over 60,000 students and teachers a year, both

on-site at Explora and throughout the community. Responsibilities include setting and managing

the Educational Services budget, writing program contracts, and tracking and reporting program

results. The Director will develop and nurture relationships with other educational entities and

networks throughout the state and will manage both small- and large-scale projects with community

partners, in order to work systemically to affect change. Minimum qualifications include a BA/BS

degree, professional experience with both personnel and project management, excellent writing and

organizational skills, flexibility, imagination, and a passion for lifelong learning. Some weekends and

evenings required.

Send cover letter and resume to:

Explora

Attn: Kristin Leigh, Deputy Director and Director of Community Engagement

1701 Mountain Rd NW

Albuquerque, NM 87104

kleigh@explora.us

 

Visitor Information

LOCATION:
1701 Mountain Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104

(505) 224-8300
explora@explora.us
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HOURS:
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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MEMBERSHIP

ADMISSION:
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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Exhibit Guide

It’s time for Explora’s 2015 Spring semester programs

Explora educators develop camp activities with children's developmental levels in mind. Your children will have the opportunity to learn from, and work with older and younger peers and make new friends.

Registration/Information

  • You can register online, by phone, or download and mail/fax the completed registration form.

  • Please have the following available when you register: emergency contact name and phone numbers; name of alternate adults who can pick up the child; child's medications, dosages, and physician's name; child's insurance information, as well as any allergy or special needs information for your child.


Call:

505-224-8341. Our reservations office is open Monday-Friday, 9 am - 5 pm.

Para español, llame al 505-224-8323, de lunes a viernes, 9 am - 5 pm.

Email:
reservations@explora.us

Mail:
Explora Reservations
1701 Mountain Rd. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104

Fax:
505-224-8325

Cancelation policy

  • If a cancelation is received at least 5 business days before the first class, a refund will be issued for the amount minus a 15% administration fee.

  • Cancelations received fewer than 5 business days before the first class will not be refunded.

  • Full fees will be refunded if Explora cancels a program.