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Store Hours:

Monday-Saturday, 10 am-6 pm
Sunday, 12-6 pm
Located inside Explora, general admission is not required to visit our store.
Call 505-224-8349 for information and special orders.
Unusual and unique gifts that will inspire the imagination, and challenge the brain!   

It's back to school time

Encourage your young scientists to look closely at their world with these fully equipped Microscopes, by Smithsonian®.
Give them something interesting to look at and easy to use with these prepared slides:
  • Flower Power
  • Wicked Wings
  • Blood & Guts
  • Creepy Crawlies
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As a featured item this month, get the Smithsonian® Microscope for only $30.00.

Every wonder where you can find petri dishes and test tubes? We've got those, too!

As a reminder, Explora members, enjoy 10% everyday off all items at Ideas, the Store at Explora. Find great art, science, and outdoor activity products. Try the NEW tiny Wubble™ which looks like a bubble, but plays like a ball. Or beat the heat with indoor challenges like puzzles and intricate coloring books. We have unique products for unique ways to spend your time!

Explore our array of hands-on learning tools, gadgets, and games that will have your family and friends engaged in the world of science. Choose from items such as science kits, 4D anatomy sculpture kits, puzzles, art supplies, science hardware, and much more!


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Curious Bubbles

If you have had a chance to visit Explora recently, you have probably noticed our new expanded bubble exhibits, Curious Bubbles.  

Explora's very own bubble solution is now available in our Gift Shop.  Come in and pour yourself a bottle.  Three sizes available for purchase as well as small and large bubble wands. Leave equipped for your very own bubble explorations at home. 

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Gift Cards & Gift Memberships

Purchase a Gift Card for that special someone. Gift Cards can be used towards Membership, Admission, Store Purchases, Birthday Parties, and even for Education Programs.

Or, give a Membership as a gift, to know you've given a whole year of educational fun!


Member Discounts

Explora members receive a 10% discount on store merchandise year-round, and are invited to double-discount shopping events several times a year. See "Shopping Discounts" above.

Educator Discounts

Educators always receive a 10% discount on their class or school purchases at Ideas.

We offer quality classroom resources, materials, and tools related to science, technology, and art. Ideas, the Store at Explora, carries a wide selection of items that provide hours of hands-on learning, like science kits, nature explorations, books, optics, and intriguing puzzles.

School checks and purchase orders are welcome, and purchases over $200 get a 20% discount.
Special orders are welcome.

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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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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