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Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque

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A place for everyone to learn about the sciences interactively. After leaving Explora, i have to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Marvin S
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
A lot of fun for all ages

Spent a few hours at Explora and had a great time. The hands on exhibits were interesting and fun... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gino1234567
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San Diego, California
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Holiday hours are at end of this description. 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...more
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1701 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1396
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A place for everyone to learn about the sciences interactively. After leaving Explora, i have to dig out my college physics book so I can explain the physics to myself and grand kids. Explora is funded 50% from State and Federal funds. Earned Income funds...More

Thank Marvin S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a few hours at Explora and had a great time. The hands on exhibits were interesting and fun, and I might have even learned something. The Tween with us had a great time, and there were a lot of little kids there enjoying themselves...More

Thank Gino1234567
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of interesting experiments you can do with your children or grandchildren. They will have fun and learn at the same time.

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I wish we'd had more time to spend here, but we arrived only a couple of hours before closing. Definitely allow more time to explore all of the exhibits, a half day at least. When we first went in, I was skeptical. The activities seemed...More

Thank CO811
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lots of hands on science exhibits covering electricity, aerodynamics, hydrology (the water flow patio is lots of fun--even for grownups) and many other areas. Occasionally, they offer adult nights so that even the bigger family members can play uninterrupted. A kid's museum that the kid...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

My husband and I decided to have fun at the museum in the 103 degree temperature. You could spend many hours with kids there.

Thank ceisen1037
Explora_ABQ, Public Relations Manager at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Glad you enjoyed beating the summer heat at Explora! Thanks for visiting.

Reviewed 4 June 2018

As an adult, it is always fun to find places that I can be interactive with my nephews (or other kids)! This place is such a fun way to explain science, make it cool, and applicable to life. They also do adult nights once a...More

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Explora_ABQ, Public Relations Manager at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Glad you find that we're great for all ages, from youngsters to adults! Thanks for your nice review!

Reviewed 27 May 2018

Lot's of hands on activities and exhibits. We just visited the "Curious Contraptions" temporary exhibit (just closed) and LOVED it. There's always interesting things to see and do - must check out their web page to see what they have planned. Since we do not...More

Thank shenier
Explora_ABQ, Public Relations Manager at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

We're glad you know that we're for kids AND adults, and that you enjoy our Adult Nights - and that you loved our Curious Contraptions exhibit. Thanks for visiting and reviewing!

Reviewed 22 May 2018

If you have small children this place is for you! There are so many activities for children, its two full floors of running and playing while learning about science.They have some fun stuff for adults to learn as well. For 8 dollars it's really worth...More

Thank stephanie C
Explora_ABQ, Public Relations Manager at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thank you for visiting! We are glad you thought it was a great value for the admission price and that you enjoyed playing and learning at Explora! Thanks for the review.

Reviewed 14 May 2018

There was so much to do and touch for young minds that we didn't even see the whole thing. This hands on experience is a must for families with small, inquisitive minds!

Thank Nicole B
Explora_ABQ, Public Relations Manager at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thank you for your visit and nice response! Glad you enjoyed it - hope you visit again for more exploration!

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kazooloo716
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Response from Melissa G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I’ve been to Explora many times with children up to age 14 (so far) and a good time was had by all. I would recommend 2-3 hours, depending on how hands on your grandson is and what the me you go. Check the schedule in... More
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kazooloo716
10 November 2017|
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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
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kazooloo716
6 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.
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