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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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Nice little science museum

A nice science museum that is free with your NM Culture pass. I walked over from the art museum... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jjctraveler
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Chesterfield, MO
Great For Kids

This museum has fantastic hands on displays that kids will love! Even tho it is made for kids... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jai100Owen
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Cloudcroft, New Mexico
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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
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+1 505-224-8300
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A nice science museum that is free with your NM Culture pass. I walked over from the art museum, which probably wasn’t the smartest move since the entrance is as far away from the art museum as it can get. It’s a shame they couldn’t...More

Thank jjctraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum has fantastic hands on displays that kids will love! Even tho it is made for kids parents and other adults will enjoy it to!

Thank Jai100Owen
Reviewed 1 week ago

This science center is awesome !!!. So much to do and enjoyed by all ages. There were several school groups there along with us, but that didn't hamper our fun. So much science, but so much fun. All ages can have a great time. Lots...More

Thank Bigtruckgram
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best children's museum for hands in interactive learning fun! If you're in the area with children, don't miss this!

Thank LeAnn C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome Museum!!! We could have stayed literally ALL DAY! IMAX theater was really great! We saw "Predators" defiantly the PG version, nothing to graphic and very well done. The dinosaur exhibit was our favorite, it's amazing and most of the exhibits are from local digs....More

Thank AnnMarie65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my kids love it! bubbles, puzzles,we love the huge elevator..its awesome! me and my husband went here once for fathers day.. my daughter Esmeralda recently got to experience the bubbles too and she loved it!

Thank Monica G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even children as young as 3 and 4 can find things here to enjoy and learn about. I've been bringing my Grankids to Explora since they were in a carriage and now that they're school-age, they STILL love to visit. Don't miss the HUGE outdoor...More

Thank msbiztoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at this museum really enjoy helping and answering questions. Give yourself plenty of time to explore everything, at the very least two hours. Lots of drinking fountains around and spots to wash your hands. And there is a beautiful park across the street...More

Thank ElPasoSun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My children absolutely loved this museum. It's organized by elements, so there's a water section, an air section, etc. There are a ton of interactive things to do for children of all ages.

Thank Thompsonian
Explora_ABQ, Public Relations Manager at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your visit and your review! Glad you enjoyed exploring!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our boys ages 6 & 11 loved this science museum! We have reciprocity w/ science centers across the US w/ our local science centers yearly family membership and this was maybe the dozenth center we visited. It ranked right up w/ our favorite in Little...More

1  Thank Kristi W
Explora_ABQ, Public Relations Manager at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit and your thoughtful review. We appreciate you sharing your experiences using our new Calming Corner, which we are finding is being used by a variety of people who need a less stimulating, calmer area. And we're honored to rank with...More

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Hi there, Only service animals are allowed in Explora, other furry friends should be left at home. Thank you!
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