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Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Great museum for kids. Lots of interactive things to do for kids of all ages and their... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stuart K
This is a great place for both parents and Kids

If you want something fun for your children or grandchildren that will probably be as much fun for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Denny R
Corrales, New Mexico
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“adult night”(18 reviews)
(Holiday hours are at end of description). Explora is an innovative learning place, part science center, part children's museum, providing fun, truly hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering, art, and math for all ages, from toddlers...more
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1701 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1396
+1 505-224-8300
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All reviews all ages hands on activities adult night bubble room high wire great for kids great hands kids and adults interactive exhibits any age lots of fun few hours great place to visit old town bubbles explorer experiment
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great museum for kids. Lots of interactive things to do for kids of all ages and their parents.Highly recommend

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stuart K
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you want something fun for your children or grandchildren that will probably be as much fun for you as it is for them, this is the place to go. Inventive displays and interactive play activities demonstrate scientific principles in ways that are amusing and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Denny R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In a society full of electronic devices, it’s nice that there are still places like this where young people can go and have their minds stretched. Lots of scientific exhibits to get the kids involved. Admission was free for us since we are members of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Fredzky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting exhibits that children would enjoy. It is definitely hands on type of place. Plan to spend 2 to 3 hrs and enjoy!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jpiscotty1
Reviewed 14 February 2019

Took the children there and they simply love it and could go back every day for a week and not be bored. They learn so much and do not realize they are learning as they think it is just play. Love the gears, bubbles, and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jank831
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

The Explora Museum is family focused, accessible, educational and interactive! Located near Old Town, a popular tourist attraction and Tiguex Park This Museum caters to kids of all ages! There are all kinds of interactive machines and activities to do! There are fun scientific presentations...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank SongbirdSpirtWalker
Reviewed 10 February 2019

This is an engaging experience for young and old alike. There are plenty of hands on activities and learning opportunities here. You can spend a few hours, or half a day, or more. Clean and well kept, this science center is the only one of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank boseipod
Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

Took our very active 5 year nephew there & he had a blast. Stayed 2 hours & could have stayed much longer. only experienced a small part of the museum. Would be fun for older kids as well. Has several calming areas for overstimulated kids,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Manningjen
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

It was a Christmas outing with my 3 yr old granddaughter and 3 older friends plus 3 parents. There was so much to do and such variety that each parent went off in a different direction and came back to take the troops on a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank erenne
Reviewed 16 January 2019

We have attended several of the adult nights at Explora-- these are themed events with a science twist. We attended the Science of Beer and the Coffee and Tea nights. They were both fun and informative. They have special exhibits related to the theme, but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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1 May 2018|
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Response from MauiGirl107 | Reviewed this property |
At least 2-3 hours! So much to see and many interactive things for him to be doing “hands-on”.
10 November 2017|
Response from Explora_ABQ | Property representative |
I'm so sorry for the delay in responding, but just in case you are doing very advance planning: A few hours. Reviewers who mention how long they stay tend to say they stay several hours or more, unless pressed for time. And... More
7 November 2017|
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Response from Anita F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I just saw this. There are activities for all ages there.