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LOCATION:
1701 Mountain Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
505-224-8300
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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 at 2 pm on Dec. 24 and 31.


GENERAL 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

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


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Birthday Parties and Celebrations

Explora is the home of the smartest parties in town!

Your birthday child will enjoy a hands-on science experiment or art project and will be proud to share the experience with their party guests in your own private birthday party room.

They will also love delving into the Explora exhibits with their friends and family. We offer a wide variety of age-appropriate programs from which you can choose.

For more information, call 505-224-8323 or emailPara español, llame al 505-224-8323

Birthday Party Package:

Up to 15 children and 10 adults

Up to 5 additional guests may be added at $5 each. Room maximum 30 people*

$245 Explora Members
$295 Non-members

  • 2 hours in private room, available 15 minutes beforehand for decorating
  • 2 Explora staff
  • 30-minute educational activity
  • Face painting
  • Digital invitation
  • Wristbands for all day Explora admission (25 total, a value up to $140)
  • Gift registry available in our gift shop
  • Your food and non-alcoholic drinks are welcome.
*Need room for more than 30 guests? We will expand your party space for 25 more guests for $180.

Payment is due in full at time of booking. Parties are for up to 15 children and 10 adults, or for 25 guests overall. Fees apply for extra children or adults. To ensure we are able to give you the best experience possible please try to book your party at least a week in advance. 

Party for ages 2-6 years

birthday6Color Wonders (ages 2-4)

Follow along with a story about colors and how they mix. Afterwards, mix up your own colors to make a painting that you can take home.

Up Up & Away

Learn about air using pinwheel, paper, and “flying fish.” Finally, design and build a parachute for a mini passenger.

Mad Mixtures

Make bubbling, growing creations as you combine mysterious ingredients into a concoction that you can take home.

Colorful Kaleidoscopes

Use mirrors to decode a secret message. Finish by building your own kaleidoscope to take home.


Party for ages 7 years and up

birthday3Elastic Plastics

Stretch, shrink, and create plastics while discovering some of their more curious properties. Finish by decorating your own shrinking keychain.

Exciting Electricity

Connect electrical circuits to power light bulbs and discover how electricity works. Then construct your own LED creation to take home.

Cooler Than Ice

Discover the curious properties of a super cold liquid that causes balloons to grow or shrink. Finish the party by making your own liquid nitrogen ice cream.

Colorful Kaleidoscopes

Use mirrors to decode a secret message. Finish by building your own kaleidoscope to take home.

Cancelation policy
  • Cancellations must be received within 10 business days prior to the party, a refund for the total amount minus a 15% administration fee will be issued.
  • Cancellations received fewer than 3 business days before the party will result in the loss of all party fees.

Party Extras

Just need a Celebration Room?

Room-only rental for your event for 25 people without a party package or activities.
Up to 25 additional guest may be added at $5 each. Room maximum 50 people.
$180 Explora Members
$220 Non-members
  • 2 hours in private room, available 15 minutes before for set-up
  • Wristbands for all day admission for each guest
  • Gift registry available in our gift shop
  • Your food and non-alcoholic drinks are welcome

Gift Registry at Ideas, the Store at Explora!

Receive gifts for your special event from your favorite store, Ideas, the Store at Explora!

Make an appointment with the Store Manager and create a list of the special items you would love to receive. Once a list is established, your friends and family can visit the store anytime to purchase items from your list. Items on the list can start as low as $.05 each.

Gift registry for Birthday Parties, Rentals, meetings, or for your special occasion.

Party Bags

Ready for you at the time of your party.

Party Bag #1 - $2.50 ea.

  • 4oz. Curious Bubble Solution
  • Bubble Wand
  • Explora Mood Pencil
  • Explora Ruler

Party Bag #2 - $6.00 ea.

  • 4oz. Curious Bubble Solution
  • Bubble Wand
  • Explora Mood Pencil
  • Explora Ruler
  • Explora Slinky
  • Jumbo Popper

Party Bag #3 - $7.50 ea.

  • 4oz. Curious Bubble Solution
  • Bubble Wand
  • Explora Mood Pencil
  • Explora Ruler
  • Explora Slinky
  • Jumbo Popper
  • Puzzle Eraser
  • Mini Plastic Animal
  • Mini Rainbow clay

Visitor Information


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 at 2 pm on Dec. 24 and 31.


LOCATION:
1701 Mountain Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
505-224-8300
Contact Us

GENERAL 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.

Become a Member and save!

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Explora is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, and all purchases at our store are always tax-free.

Proceeds from your purchases at Ideas, the store at Explora, help fund our programs and exhibits.

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