¡Ideas!, the Store at Explora

Shop at Explora and you’ll be giving the gift of education!

Renew or buy a new membership in January 2019 and get a coupon for 40% off one gift store item!

We’re open 7 days a week, shopping is tax-free, and 100% of the proceeds from store sales will benefit Explora, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit!

Store Hours:

Monday-Saturday, 10 am-6 pm Sunday, 12-6 pm
Located inside Explora, general admission is not required to visit our store.
Call 505-224-8349 for information and special orders.

Explora gift ideas for Christmas
Explora Christmas gift ideas
Explora Christmas gift ideas

Unique Gifts

Explore our array of hands-on learning tools, gadgets, and games that will have your family and friends engaged in the world of science. Choose from a wide range of educationally stimulating items featuring science, chemistry, building, 4D anatomy sculpture kits, puzzles, art supplies, quirky gifts, and much more!

Member Discounts

Explora members receive a 10% discount on store merchandise year-round, and are invited to double-discount shopping events several times a year. Become a Member

Memberships make great gifts that provide a year of educational fun. Learn about member benefits and call or stop in to buy one soon!

Gift Cards, Gift Memberships, Gift Registries

Gift Card:  Purchase a gift card for that special someone. Gift Cards can be used towards Membership, Admission, Store Purchases, Birthday Parties, and even for Education Programs.

Gift Registry:  Make an appointment with the store manager and create a list of the special items you would love to receive.

Learn more about Birthday Parties at Explora

Educator Discounts

Educators always receive a 10% discount on their class or school purchases at Ideas. We offer quality classroom resources, materials, and tools related to science, technology, and art. Ideas, the Store at Explora, carries a wide selection of items that provide hours of hands-on learning, like science kits, nature explorations, books, optics, and intriguing puzzles. School checks and purchase orders are welcome, and purchases over $200 get a 20% discount. Special orders are welcome.

Return Policy

With Receipt:  All store merchandise is refundable and exchangeable with the original receipt up to 4 weeks after date of purchase. All refunds will be made in the same form of payment at the time of purchase. Without Receipt:  Refunds will not be allowed without receipt. If merchandise is resalable, full store credit will be granted. The customer can do the exchange on the same day or may be granted a gift card for the return. Questions/exceptions or further inquiries – please see Front End Manager

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