Explora and its collection


Explora is a science center in Albuquerque, New Mexico , United States, located near Old Town Albuquerque . Its name is the imperative form of the Spanish language verb explorar , which means to explore . The museum employs a hands-on, inquiry-based learning approach to science, math and art. The museum has 20,000 square feet (1,900 m ) of exhibit space on two floors, which contain over 250 interactive exhibits that cover a broad range of science, technology and art. Notable exhibits include a laminar flow fountain, an experiment bar, an arts and crafts area, and a high-wire bike. In addition to the exhibits, the building houses a performance theater, gift store, educational program areas, the in-house exhibit workshop and staff offices. Explora is a member of the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC). Explora, along with the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science and the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History , hosted the ASTC 2013 Conference in Albuquerque.

Science & Technology  Science & Technology

1701 Mountain Road
NM 87104 Albuquerque

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Opening hours

Monday Closed
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00

Wednesday (Toddler Time): 9:00am-10:00am
Closed on Mondays (except for holiday Mondays)


1 – 11$6.00
12 – 64$10.00
Seniors (65+, with ID)$7.00

Children under age 1: Free
Military (with ID): $7.00
Explora Members: Free


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1701 Mountain Road, Albuquerque

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