Ideas, the Store at Explora






Ideas, the Store at Explora




Give the Gift of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM)!


Give the Gift of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM)!

Explora has an 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!

Shopping is tax-free, and 100% of the proceeds from store sales will benefit Explora, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit!

Store Hours:

Located inside Explora, general admission is not required to visit our store.

The physical store is currently closed to the public. In the meantime:

Shop Online!
Call 505-224-8348 for information and special orders

Explora has an 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!

Shopping is tax-free, and 100% of the proceeds from store sales will benefit Explora, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit!

Store Hours:

Located inside Explora, general admission is not required to visit our store.

The physical store is currently closed to the public. In the meantime:

Shop Online!
Call 505-224-8348 for information and special orders



FEATURED ITEMS:


Explora @ Home Kits

Enjoy hands-on learning experiences from the comfort of your own home! Each unique kit encourages STEAM exploration and includes easy-to-read instructions, essential supplies needed, and access to our educator hotline if you need additional assistance. 

Pick your Kit!

  • Colorful Kaleidoscope: Discover how shapes and colors are transformed with light and mirrors!
  • Make @ Home: Can you draw with no hands, or build with no tape, or turn on a light with no switch? Immerse yourself in the creative world of making!
  • Engineer @ Home: Can paper hold up a book? Challenge yourself to build and test a variety of structures. If you can imagine it, you can build it!
Purchase Explora @Home Kits here
Looking for educational kits for your classroom or community center? Contact Tory Hajny at thajny@explora.us to discuss bulk options.

Store Pop-Up Sale! Theme: Nature

September 12, 9:45 - 10:45 am

Introducing Ideas, the Store at Explora's bi-weekly pop-up sale! There will be a new theme for available products for each event. Theme announced the Wednesday before the sale.

1701 Mountain Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104

Future Pop-Up Sale Dates

Gift Cards, Gift Memberships, Gift Registries

Gift Card: Purchase a gift card for that special someone or yourself today! Gift Cards can be used towards Membership, Admission, Store Purchases, Birthday Parties, and Education Programs.
Purchase Gift Cards here

Educator Discounts

Educators always receive a 10% discount on 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.


FEATURED ITEMS:

Explora @ Home STEAM Kits

Explora @ Home Kits

Enjoy hands-on learning experiences from the comfort of your own home! Each unique kit encourages STEAM exploration and includes easy-to-read instructions, essential supplies needed, and access to our educator hotline if you need additional assistance. 

Pick your Kit!

  • Colorful Kaleidoscope: Discover how shapes and colors are transformed with light and mirrors!
  • Make @ Home: Can you draw with no hands, or build with no tape, or turn on a light with no switch? Immerse yourself in the creative world of making!
  • Engineer @ Home: Can paper hold up a book? Challenge yourself to build and test a variety of structures. If you can imagine it, you can build it!
Purchase Explora @Home Kits here
Looking for educational kits for your classroom or community center? Contact Tory Hajny at thajny@explora.us to discuss bulk options.
Small child and adult playing with goo

Labor Day Weekend Sidewalk Sale! September 4-7th

Visitors are invited to Explora on Labor Day Weekend to shop in-person at Ideas: the Store at Explora.
Learn about Member Benefits

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. Become a Member
Become a Member

Gift Cards, Gift Memberships, Gift Registries

Gift Card: Purchase a gift card for that special someone or yourself today! Gift Cards can be used towards Membership, Admission, Store Purchases, Birthday Parties, and Education Programs.
Purchase Gift Cards here

Educator Discounts

Educators always receive a 10% discount on 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

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.