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Parents' Night Out

Enjoy a night out (or in!) while your child has fun at Explora.
Our staff will lead games, themed activities, and exhibit exploration. Dinner included.

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    $35 first child,
    $10 each sibling
  • Non-members -
    $45 first child,
    $15 each sibling


  • Children must be able to use restroom on their own.
  • This event runs from 5:30 - 10 pm.
  • Drop off is between 5:30 and 6 pm.
  • Pick-up is between 9:30 and 10 pm. Please inform us when you register if you need to pick up your child earlier than 9:30 pm.
  • Adults will be asked to show photo ID at pick-up.
  • Late pick-up fees: $10 per child for every 15 minutes after 10 pm.


Parents' Night Out dates 

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Saturday, February 13, 2016: Creative Cards & Printmaking

Explora staff will lead exhibit exploration and special activities relateed to this month's theme, "Creative Cards & Printmaking." Dinner is included. Registration and fee due by noon on Thursday, February 11.

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More 2016 dates: 

    Friday, August 12, 2016

    Friday, December 16, 2016

Visitor Information

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.

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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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  • Please have the following available when you register: emergency contact name and phone number; name of alternate adults who can pick up the children; child's medications/dosages/ prescribing physician's name; child's insurance information; any allergy or medical needs information for your child.
  • To register, call 505-224-8341. Our reservations office is open Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm. Questions may also be emailed to
  • Para español, llame al 505-224-8323, de lunes a viernes, 9 am-5 pm.

Cancelation Policy:

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

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

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

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