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Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque

1701 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1396
+1 505-224-8300
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Fun for all ages!

This is fun for all ages! Soooooo much things to explore and such a neat place. Make sure you have... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Millie M
Locust Grove, Georgia
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I am a microbiologist and a former college level chemistry instructor and I have to say that this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
El Paso, Texas
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Explora is an innovative learning place, part science center, part children's museum, providing fun, truly hands-on activities in science, technology, and art for people of all ages, from toddlers to teens to adults. We have an early childhood learning area, including a special area for toddlers to explore, and children and adults enjoy not only our two main floors of exhibit activities, but our outdoor decks with views, giant building blocks, playground patio, and gift shop filled with entertaining and educational items great for at home or travel fun. We offer after-school, home school, and early childhood classes, plus winter, spring, and summer camps for kids. Located in Albuquerque's historic Old Town, Explora has free parking and is perfectly situated for a walk to the nearby park, shops, and restaurants. We close Jan 1, July 4, the week after labor day, Thanksgiving, Dec. 25. We close early at 2pm Dec. 24 & 31.
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1701 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1396
+1 505-224-8300
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is fun for all ages! Soooooo much things to explore and such a neat place. Make sure you have about 3-4 hours to spare when you’re here. Admission price is very affordable too and again there’s so much to do!! Must come and visit!

Thank Millie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a microbiologist and a former college level chemistry instructor and I have to say that this is one of the best science centers/museums we have visited. First, every area is highly interactive. The properties of water area was especially interesting to me because...More

Thank ArmyFmly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun was had by all 3 of our kids, from 13 to 3. Played with water, magnets, bubbles, sand, sound, and much more. Spent about 2.5 hours here and could easily spend more time.

Thank William M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Explora is a fascinating place and a place where children will learn along with having alot of fun. It is full of interesting and interactive exhibits- all family friendly.

Thank Colette N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It takes my kids half the day to go through all the different levels of Explora. The activities are endless and, although we've been going for years, my kids never cease to enjoy it. I have an 11 year old and a 4 year old,...More

Thank T T
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Took the 3 year old there again today (4 or 5th time this year) and after 2 hours she was tired from all the stuff and she did not see everything. Will be back many more times.Great educational and hand's on science. Fun for adults...More

Thank NewMexicoSvensk
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Been to many interactive, exploratory museums - this one is by far the best. The exhibits are intriguing and draw the kids in, and they have a variety of options catering to kids of all ages (we had a 3.5 year old and 14 months)....More

Thank TravelerMJY
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is a great museum to take children to. We had no children with us when we visited, but we still had a lot of fun!

Thank Lucy A
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Every quarter is an adult night. Seniors are only $5. We can play with all of the exhibits, on these nights there is always live music and fun food trucks.

Thank F6787MDelizabethl
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Every time we come here, the kids are excited and occupied for hours! There's so much to experience and play with. By far the coolest place to get the kids excited and intrigued about the world.

Thank mollypantz
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7 November 2017|
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Response from rlshire | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Anything that you have wondered about as far as science goes, can be answered here. hands on, and really great displays. There are lots of smaller children, but for your son's age, he will understand much more, and... More
30 December 2016|
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