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Explora community!

Looking for a great opportunity to help families, share your talent, and meet new people? Explora could be the place for you. We always need volunteers to help encourage exhibit exploration, engage in programs, assist in exhibit preparation, guide visitors, assist at events and more.

As an Explora volunteer you’ll participate in:

  • An engaging environment
  • Training and mentoring
  • Events and programs

New Volunteer Orientation

To register for a New Volunteer Orientation time call our Volunteer Coordinator at 505-224-8362.
  • Friday, January 27 or Saturday, January 28
  • Friday, May 26 or Saturday, May 27
  • Friday, September 22 or Saturday, September 23



  • Need to be 14 years of age or older.
  • Participate in an orientation/workshop prior to volunteering (offered in January, May and September.)
  • Volunteers typically work 2-4 hours per week.
  • No science, technology or art background needed.

Service Learning and Community participation programs are welcome.

Download a pdfvolunteer application here.

Please call 505-224-8362 or email our Volunteer Coordinator for more information.

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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.

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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

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Groups: Reservations Required.
Please contact us if you require special assistance.

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