Special Events

Summer Camps at Explora – June 5- August 11

April is Math Month

April 1-30, 2017

Explora’s hands-on exhibits are rich in math fun and learning. How many ways can you find to apply your math skills and knowledge everyday?

Build a Giant Sierpinski Triangle

Visit the Experiment bar to discover our expanding Sierpinski Triangle as visitors add to it each day.

Science on Tap

Thursday, April 6, 5:30-6:30pm

Infectious Diseases:  where’s the line between public health and security?

Jennifer Gaudioso, Ph.D.

Sandia National Laboratories

Learn more

science on tap

Celebrate Earth Day with Explora

Saturday, April 22, 2017

10am-12pm – make your own seed ball in the Experiment Bar. Clay and wildflower seeds donated to Explora by Plants of the Southwest and Coyote Clay. Available while supplies last.

What is a Seed Ball?

A seed ball is natural clay mixed with native seeds. The clay protects the seeds from being eaten by birds and other animals and provides a medium for the seeds to grown.

All day – Experiment with our solar-powered water fountains.

Included with admission, free for members.


Teen Science Café

Friday, April 28, 5-7pm

No registration needed.

Teens are invited to meet other teens, have a snack, and enjoy a talk and a demo or activity with a local scientist, and find out how they ended up choosing science as a career. No registration or fee, just come on in and check it out!

Sensory-friendly hours

Friday, May 5, 6-8pm

Explora is offering sensory-friendly hours at general admission prices, range $4-8 per person.

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Explora Telling Performances

Saturday, May 6, 1-2pm

In the Community Room

Join us as storytellers share short stories about how science touches our lives,
followed by time for Q & A with the performers.

Included with general admission, and free for members.

Learn more

explora telling

Adult Nights for ages 18+
Let your inner child out at an evening for grown ups!
The next Adult Night is Friday, May 19, 2017 6:30-10pm.
The theme will be “A Night with the Animals.”
Regular admission fees apply.

PoP: Meet a Scientist for all ages
Meet local scientists for conversation and hands-on activities related to their work.
The next PoP: Meet the Scientist is Saturday, June 10, 1-4pm
Regular admission fees apply.

Visitor Information

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 at 2 pm on Dec. 24 and 31.

1701 Mountain Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
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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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Proceeds from your purchases at Ideas, the store at Explora, help fund our programs and exhibits.

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