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Explora Science Center
& Children's Museum of Albuquerque
800 Rio Grande NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Phone: 505 842 1537
Statement of Purpose:
Explora Science Center is an interactive science center dedicated to
educating people of all ages, especially the children of New Mexico, about
the wonders of science and technology.
Explora's mission is to provide the community with an
innovative learning center that promotes interactive learning about the world
and universe around us. Our emphasis is to explore how science, art and culture
Interactive, hands-on exhibits
Workshops for families and children
Guest speakers, scientists, artists and performers
30 hands-on exhibits
Interactions: The Art of Science
Touch a tornado. Compose a pentatonic symphony. Hands-on exhibits, designed
by artists, explore scientific principles and the integration of art and
Image Walk Do-It
Saturdays in June, 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm
Step outside and search for pinhole images of the sun with Explora staff.
Saturdays in July, 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm
Bridge the art and science gap. Build body bridges, paper bridges, and more.
Saturdays in August, 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm
This rainy season create a rainstick for wet weather without the water.
Music Maker Do-It
Saturdays in September, 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm
Sounds like fun!
Make your own musical instruments.
Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday 12-5 p.m.
Open most holidays.
Explora is located at 800 Rio Grande Blvd NW, in the southwest corner of
the Sheraton Old Town. Plenty of free parking is available.
Toddlers, under age 2 free;
Children, age 2-12 $2;
Seniors, age 65 and older $2;
Adults, age 13-64 $4.
Jack McKinney, Executive Director
Agnes Maldonado, Associate Director
Missy Strittmatter, Director of Marketing & Development
Melody Mock, Communication Coordinator
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