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YES! We’re open today!
YES! We’re open today!
Sep 2 all-day
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Toddler Time 9:00 am
Toddler Time
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Every Monday, Explora opens an hour earlier for you and your toddler. Explore early childhood exhibit areas, enjoy story time, and join in a music jam. Included with regular admission, and free for Explora members.
Makerspace Open Hours 3:00 pm
Makerspace Open Hours
Sep 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Monday Makerspace Open Hours: Explora visitors: Drop in to our makerspace to work on your own project or work alongside Explora staff as they test new activities and technology!Share this page:
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Closed for annual maintenance, reopening on Sept. 10
Closed for annual maintenance, reopening on Sept. 10
Sep 3 – Sep 9 all-day
Closed for annual maintenance, reopening on Sept. 10
It is that time of year again! For one week each September, Explora closes for top to bottom cleaning and annual maintenance. This year, we close from Tuesday, Sept. 3 through Monday, Sept. 9. Share
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Science on Tap at O’Niell’s Pub on Central in Nob Hill 5:30 pm
Science on Tap at O’Niell’s Pub on Central in Nob Hill
Sep 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Science on Tap at O’Niell’s Pub in Nob Hill. A free science talk sponsored by UNM, Explora, and the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. This month’s topic: Fact vs Fiction in HBO’s Chernobyl with
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*Maker Lab – Pixel Art 2:00 pm
*Maker Lab – Pixel Art
Sep 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
In Maker Lab, you can join the maker movement with a variety of making and tinkering challenges. Children develop and build problem-solving and engineering skills as they explore different aspects of technology that include circuits
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Toddler Time 9:00 am
Toddler Time
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Every Monday, Explora opens an hour earlier for you and your toddler. Explore early childhood exhibit areas, enjoy story time, and join in a music jam. Included with regular admission, and free for Explora members.
Makerspace Open Hours 3:00 pm
Makerspace Open Hours
Sep 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Monday Makerspace Open Hours: Explora visitors: Drop in to our makerspace to work on your own project or work alongside Explora staff as they test new activities and technology!Share this page:
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*Growing a Scientist™ for ages 2 ½ – 5 yrs – Acids & Bases
*Growing a Scientist™ for ages 2 ½ – 5 yrs – Acids & Bases
Sep 11 – Sep 14 all-day
In Growing a Scientist™, preschoolers ages 2½ to 5 and their parents or adult caregivers make discoveries about science by questioning, experiencing, and investigating. Early childhood educators engage children and their adults in science and
Growing a Scientist™ for ages 2 ½ – 5 yrs
Growing a Scientist™ for ages 2 ½ – 5 yrs
Sep 11 – Sep 14 all-day
In Growing a Scientist™, preschoolers ages 2½ to 5 and their parents or adult caregivers make discoveries about science by questioning, experiencing, and investigating. Early childhood educators engage children and their adults in science and
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Explora & 12 Months of Math at the NM State Fair 9:00 am
Explora & 12 Months of Math at the NM State Fair
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Explora & 12 Months of Math at the NM State Fair
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Free! Teen Tech Club 4:00 pm
Free! Teen Tech Club
Sep 13 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Teen Tech Club offers teens ages 13–18 a place to create, tinker, play and learn. In an open-ended format, participants will guide their own learning by exploring cutting edge technology with guidance from experts.Space
Free! Teen Science Café 5:30 pm
Free! Teen Science Café
Sep 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Free! Teen Science Café
FREE event for teens at Explora! ​Teen Science Cafés (aka. Café Scientifique) are informal teen-friendly presentations and activities with local scientists, engineers, and other professionals. They offer hands-on demos or activities and local career connection
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*Science to Grow On™ for grades K-3 – In Balance: Mobiles
*Science to Grow On™ for grades K-3 – In Balance: Mobiles
Sep 14 all-day
In Science to Grow On™, children make discoveries by questioning, experiencing, and investigating. Explora educators engage children and their adults in age-appropriate activities that incorporate science, art, and fun! Each session focuses on a different
*Engineering Investigators for grades 3-5 – Biomimicry Building 9:30 am
*Engineering Investigators for grades 3-5 – Biomimicry Building
Sep 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
In each class, Engineering Investigators will use the engineering design process to solve a problem. Whether it’s building a suspension bridge or figuring out what gears are best to use on a bike, children will
*Maker Lab for grades 2–6 – Pixel Art 2:00 pm
*Maker Lab for grades 2–6 – Pixel Art
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
In Maker Lab, you can join the maker movement with a variety of making and tinkering challenges. Children develop and build problem-solving and engineering skills as they explore different aspects of technology that include circuits
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Math Activity hosted by 12 Months of Math 2:00 pm
Math Activity hosted by 12 Months of Math
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Math Activity hosted by 12 Months of Math
Math in Food & AgricultureEver wonder how tall a horse is? What does the measurement known as “hands” mean? How many hands tall are you? Answer these questions and more about how math is used
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Toddler Time 9:00 am
Toddler Time
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Every Monday, Explora opens an hour earlier for you and your toddler. Explore early childhood exhibit areas, enjoy story time, and join in a music jam. Included with regular admission, and free for Explora members.
Makerspace Open Hours 3:00 pm
Makerspace Open Hours
Sep 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Monday Makerspace Open Hours: Explora visitors: Drop in to our makerspace to work on your own project or work alongside Explora staff as they test new activities and technology!Share this page:
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*Maker Lab for grades 2–6 – Pixel Art 4:00 pm
*Maker Lab for grades 2–6 – Pixel Art
Sep 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
In Maker Lab, you can join the maker movement with a variety of making and tinkering challenges. Children develop and build problem-solving and engineering skills as they explore different aspects of technology that include circuits
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Free! Teen Tech Club 4:00 pm
Free! Teen Tech Club
Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
The Teen Tech Club offers teens ages 13–18 a place to create, tinker, play and learn. In an open-ended format, participants will guide their own learning by exploring cutting edge technology with guidance from experts.Space
*Adult Night for ages 18+: Fired Up 6:30 pm
*Adult Night for ages 18+: Fired Up
Sep 20 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
*Adult Night for ages 18+: Fired Up
* Have a fun Friday night at a great price! Looking for a unique, affordable night out? Come to Explora’s Adult Night for ages 18+ on Friday, September 20, 2019, 6:30-10pm.This month’s theme is “‘Fired
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Toddler Time 9:00 am
Toddler Time
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Every Monday, Explora opens an hour earlier for you and your toddler. Explore early childhood exhibit areas, enjoy story time, and join in a music jam. Included with regular admission, and free for Explora members.
Makerspace Open Hours 3:00 pm
Makerspace Open Hours
Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Monday Makerspace Open Hours: Explora visitors: Drop in to our makerspace to work on your own project or work alongside Explora staff as they test new activities and technology!Share this page:
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Growing a Scientist™ for ages 2 ½ – 5 yrs – A Shovelful of Dirt
Growing a Scientist™ for ages 2 ½ – 5 yrs – A Shovelful of Dirt
Sep 25 – Sep 28 all-day
In Growing a Scientist™, preschoolers ages 2½ to 5 and their parents or adult caregivers make discoveries about science by questioning, experiencing, and investigating. Early childhood educators engage children and their adults in science and
*Maker Lab for grades 2–6 – Pixel Art 4:00 pm
*Maker Lab for grades 2–6 – Pixel Art
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
In Maker Lab, you can join the maker movement with a variety of making and tinkering challenges. Children develop and build problem-solving and engineering skills as they explore different aspects of technology that include circuits
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New Volunteer Orientation
New Volunteer Orientation
Sep 27 all-day
Interested in becoming an Explora volunteer? Contact Volunteer Manager Drora Schub in advance to find out more about dates and times, and to register for New Volunteer Orientation. Call 505-244-8362 or email dschub@explora.us.Orientation is a
Free! Teen Tech Club 4:00 pm
Free! Teen Tech Club
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Teen Tech Club offers teens ages 13–18 a place to create, tinker, play and learn. In an open-ended format, participants will guide their own learning by exploring cutting edge technology with guidance from experts.Space
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New Volunteer Orientation
New Volunteer Orientation
Sep 28 all-day
Interested in becoming an Explora volunteer? Contact Volunteer Manager Drora Schub in advance to find out more about dates and times, and to register for New Volunteer Orientation. Call 505-244-8362 or email dschub@explora.us.Orientation is a
Science to Grow On™ for grades K-3 – Roller Coaster Bonanza
Science to Grow On™ for grades K-3 – Roller Coaster Bonanza
Sep 28 all-day
In Science to Grow On™, children make discoveries by questioning, experiencing, and investigating. Explora educators engage children and their adults in age-appropriate activities that incorporate science, art, and fun! Each session focuses on a different
*Engineering Investigators for grades 3-5 – Super Structures 9:30 am
*Engineering Investigators for grades 3-5 – Super Structures
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
In each class, Engineering Investigators will use the engineering design process to solve a problem. Whether it’s building a suspension bridge or figuring out what gears are best to use on a bike, children will
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Toddler Time 9:00 am
Toddler Time
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Every Monday, Explora opens an hour earlier for you and your toddler. Explore early childhood exhibit areas, enjoy story time, and join in a music jam. Included with regular admission, and free for Explora members.
Makerspace Open Hours 3:00 pm
Makerspace Open Hours
Sep 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Monday Makerspace Open Hours: Explora visitors: Drop in to our makerspace to work on your own project or work alongside Explora staff as they test new activities and technology!Share this page:

 

 

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