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Special Events

Jul 19 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
6:30 pm
* 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, July 19, 2019, 6:30-10pm. This month’s theme is
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
Look for a math activity at Explora from 2-4pm today hosted by 12 Months of Math.This month’s activity is Math in Music: Music and math exist in harmony with one another. Music is a fun
Aug 2 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
7:30 pm
* SAVE THE DATE, and stay tuned for details on Science of Wine, an exciting NEW Explora Adult Night, a specially-priced event for ages 21+. Details and ticket purchase information will be posted in the later
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Description: In partnership with New Mexico Autism Society, Explora is offering Sensory-Friendly Hours, for visitors who prefer a less sensory-stimulating visit. Regular admission fees apply, and visitors are welcome to stay beyond 12pm if they
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1:00 pm
Meet a Scientist events at Explora welcome people of all ages to drop in and meet local scientists who offer demos and activities related to their work. Included with regular admission, and free for Explora
Sep 20 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
6:30 pm
* 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
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
6:00 pm
* Parents, have a great night out – or in – while your child has fun at Explora!This month’s Theme: DIY AnimatronicsMake a hydraulic claw, make a drawing machine, and more while learning how machines
Nov 22 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
6:30 pm
* 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, November 22, 2019, 6:30-10pm. This month’s theme is

Special Events

Jul
19
Fri
2019
*Adult Night for ages 18+: Moonshots
Jul 19 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
*Adult Night for ages 18+: Moonshots

* 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, July 19, 2019, 6:30-10pm.

This month’s theme is “Moonshots.’ Details of all the activities, and advance ticket purchase up to the day before the event, are available on www.explora.us/en/events/adult-night. You can also pay at the event when doors open at 6:30pm.

In addition to activities around this month’s theme, Adult Night also has live music, exhibit exploration, a food truck and coffee vendor. Admission $10 ($7 for ages 65+, or students or military with ID), Explora members free. Explora, 1701 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, 505-224-8300, www.explora.us.

This ages 18 and up event is sponsored by weekly Alibi.

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Jul
21
Sun
2019
Math Activity hosted by 12 Months of Math
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Math Activity hosted by 12 Months of Math

Look for a math activity at Explora from 2-4pm today hosted by 12 Months of Math.

This month’s activity is Math in Music: Music and math exist in harmony with one another. Music is a fun and interactive way for children of all ages to experience math. Play with rhythms, beats, and melody while learning how math is the language behind music.

Learn more about 12 Months of Math and view math resources for families at 12MonthsofMath.org.

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Aug
2
Fri
2019
* Science of Wine at Explora for ages 21+
Aug 2 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
* Science of Wine at Explora for ages 21+

* SAVE THE DATE, and stay tuned for details on Science of Wine, an exciting NEW Explora Adult Night, a specially-priced event for ages 21+. 

Details and ticket purchase information will be posted in the later part of June on our Adult Night webpage:  https://www.explora.us/en/events/adult-night/

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Aug
11
Sun
2019
Sensory Friendly Hours
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sensory Friendly Hours

Description: In partnership with New Mexico Autism Society, Explora is offering Sensory-Friendly Hours, for visitors who prefer a less sensory-stimulating visit.

Regular admission fees apply, and visitors are welcome to stay beyond 12pm if they wish. To encourage a sensory-friendly environment, we’re limiting attendance to 150 people during Sensory-Friendly Hours. When you visit Explora, we invite you to use our Sensory-Friendly Tools, co-developed with NM Autism Society.

Learn more at www.explora.us/en/visit/sensory-friendly-resources. Explora general admission, range: $6-10 per person, free for children under 1 year and Explora members. Details: Explora, 1701 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, 505-224-8300, www.explora.us

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Meet a Scientist
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meet a Scientist

Meet a Scientist events at Explora welcome people of all ages to drop in and meet local scientists who offer demos and activities related to their work. Included with regular admission, and free for Explora members.

Check our webpage, https://www.explora.us/en/events/pop-meet-a-scientist/ near event date for presenters and topic.

More 2019 Meet a Scientists Dates
Saturday, October 12, 2019 1-4 pm
Sunday, December 8, 2019 1-4 pm
Details of presentation will be posted closer to each date.

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Sep
20
Fri
2019
*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 Up.” Details of all the activities, and advance ticket purchase up to the day before the event, are available on www.explora.us/en/events/adult-night. You can also pay at the event when doors open at 6:30pm.

In addition to activities around this month’s theme, Adult Night also has live music, exhibit exploration, a food truck and coffee vendor. Admission $10 ($7 for ages 65+, or students or military with ID), Explora members free. Explora, 1701 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, 505-224-8300, www.explora.us.

This ages 18 and up event is sponsored by weekly Alibi.

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Oct
18
Fri
2019
* Parents’ Night Out
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
* Parents' Night Out

* Parents, have a great night out – or in – while your child has fun at Explora!

This month’s Theme: DIY Animatronics
Make a hydraulic claw, make a drawing machine, and more while learning how machines move.

Note: For fees, registration deadline, and more details, please visit our web page, https://www.explora.us/en/events/parents-night-out/ or call 505-224-8341.

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Nov
22
Fri
2019
*Adult Night for ages 18+: Geek Out
Nov 22 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
*Adult Night for ages 18+: Geek Out

* 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, November 22, 2019, 6:30-10pm.

This month’s theme is “‘Geek Out.” Details of all the activities, and advance ticket purchase up to the day before the event, are available on www.explora.us/en/events/adult-night. You can also pay at the event when doors open at 6:30pm.

In addition to activities around this month’s theme, Adult Night also has live music, exhibit exploration, a food truck and coffee vendor. Admission $10 ($7 for ages 65+, or students or military with ID), Explora members free. Explora, 1701 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, 505-224-8300, www.explora.us.

This ages 18 and up event is sponsored by weekly Alibi.

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Explora Outreach Events

Did you know Explora Outreach brings activities to locations around Albuquerque and all over New Mexico? See what is already happening, or learn about booking an outreach near you! Learn about outreach.

Adult Nights for ages 18+ Let your inner child out at an evening for grown ups!

The next Adult Night is Friday, July19, 2019, 6:30-10pm. The theme will be “Moonshots,” celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing!

Regular admission fees apply.

Explora is offering Sensory Friendly Hours in partnership with the NM Autism Society.

Our next Sensory Friendly Hours day is Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 10am-noon.

For more information call 505-224-8300.

Visitor Information


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

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