VISITOR
INFORMATION


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.


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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Ideas, the Store at Explora

Unusual and unique gifts to inspire the imagination and challenge the brain!

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.

Members’ Discount Shopping

Friday, February 17 – Sunday, February 19

You’ve been waiting to buy those special items, here’s your chance. During February’s Members’ Discount Shopping Weekend, members enjoy 20% discounts on all store items at Ideas, the Store at Explora.

Gift Cards, Gift Memberships, Gift Registries

Gift Card:  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.

Gift Membership:  Give a Membership as a gift, to know you’ve given a whole year of educational fun!

Gift Registry:  Make an appointment with the story manager and create a list of the special items you would love to receive.

Learn more about Birthday Parties at Explora


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, 3D anatomy sculpture kits, puzzles, art supplies, science hardware, and much more!

Plus-Plus®

Not just for kids. These multi-colored puzzle like pieces are available in small and large sizes. Give this gift and give hours of entertainment for crafting, building, imagining, and exploring.

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.

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.

Return Policy

With Receipt:  All store merchandise is refundable and exchangeable with the original receipt up to 4 weeks after date of purchase. All refunds will be made in the same form of payment at the time of purchase.

Without Receipt:  Refunds will not be allowed without receipt. If merchandise is resalable, full store credit will be granted. The customer can do the exchange on the same day or may be granted a gift card for the return.

Questions/exceptions or further inquiries – please see Front End Manager

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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