- Sunday, February 11, 2018, 10am – noon
- Sunday, April 15, 2018, 10am – noon
In partnership with New Mexico Autism Society, Explora is offering sensory-friendly hours. Regular admission fees apply. For more information about these extra hours call 505-224-8300.
During these sensory-friendly hours, individuals and families can enjoy a less sensory-stimulating visit.
- Sensory-Friendly Entrance: an entrance that bypasses the store and admissions desk.
- Sensory Spaces: quiet, low-light rooms upstairs and downstairs available to take a break from the exhibit floor.
- Museum Toolkits: resources co-developed with NM Autism Society, like social stories, fidgets, visual schedules, and more.
Tools are available for use at Explora, and are being upgraded in consultation with our partners and visitors, so you may see changes from time to time.
Explora offers several sensory-friendly tools. Items will be available on a table near the entrance during sensory-friendly hours and at the admissions desks during general admission hours.
View a KOB news article about Explora’s Sensory-friendly hours.
Sensory-friendly hours and tools are offered in partnership with NM Autism Society with support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and United Way of Central New Mexico.
Register for sensory-friendly hours.
Select the event dates for which you would like to register. Please fill in all required sections of this registration form.
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
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.
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.