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Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque

Closes in 11 min: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Open today: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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So much fun...and learning!

Took the children there and they simply love it and could go back every day for a week and not be... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Phoenix, Arizona
At Explora, Exploration is King!

The Explora Museum is family focused, accessible, educational and interactive! Located near Old... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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“all ages”(133 reviews)
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(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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Hours Today: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1701 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1396
+1 505-224-8300
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 5 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Thank mmeister2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a fun/interesting place to go! We try always to include it in our “places to go” when friends and family come to visit. (We also try to go by ourselves too!). The first thing that grabs your attention on arrival is the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MauiGirl107
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We bring our granddaughters here every time they visit from Wyoming. They LOVE coming here and are always so entertained. They change some of the exhibits regularly and the girls love exploring to see what is new and then looking for their favorites.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank thequeenmum
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We went with two grandchildren and their parents and everyone truly enjoyed the visit. Exhibits were fascinating and hands-on. Of course Grandma let the children have a run of the Gift Shop, with many fun and educational choices there. She's given this family a Membership...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dacohen77
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Visited Explora with my 10 year old niece on Black Friday. I don't know who enjoyed this more - my niece or me! Science made practical with hands on experiments of all kinds. What was going to be a two hour visit turned in to...More

Date of experience: November 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.