Ideas, the Store at Explora
Unusual and unique gifts to inspire the imagination and challenge the brain!
Sunday, 12-6 pm
Sunday, 12-6 pm
Members Beaker Bonus Special
Tuesday, August 1 – Thursday, August 31
Show your Explora membership card at the admission counter to receive your Beaker Bonus. Draw one coupon to receive special shopping discounts on unusual and unique gifts at Ideas, the Store at Explora. Offer good 8/1/17 – 8/31/17.
Member Discount Shopping Weekend
Friday, November 17 – Sunday, November 19
Explora members get double your year-round discount this weekend, for a total of 20% off all store items at Ideas, the Store at Explora! Great gifts for all ages and interests. Shop local, shop tax-free, and all proceeds benefit 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 a wide range of educationally stimulating items featuring science, chemistry, building, 4D anatomy sculpture kits, puzzles, art supplies, quirky gifts, and much more!
Explora members receive a 10% discount on store merchandise year-round, and are invited to double-discount shopping events several times a year.
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.
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.