1. Explora is not open to the public, per the Governor’s public health order. 
  2. Phase One re-opening of Explora began with the return of Explora Summer Camps. Virtual camps began May 26, and in-person summer camps began on June 15. Both run through August 7. To register please visit: https://test.explora.us/en/educational-programs/camps/
  3. There is no date for Phase Two: re-opening for general admission, per the Governor’s public health order. Visit our social media channels for updates and continued STEAM programming: FacebookInstagram, & Twitter

Thank you!

  1. Explora no está abierto al público, según la orden de salud pública de la Gobernadora.
  2. La reapertura de la Fase Uno de Explora comenzó con el regreso de los Campamentos de Verano Explora. Los campamentos virtuales comenzaron el 26 de Mayo, y los campamentos de verano en persona comenzaron el 15 de Junio. Ambos se extenderán hasta el 7 de Agosto. Para registrarse, visite: https://test.explora.us/en/educational-programs/camps/
  3. En este momento, no hay fecha para la Fase Dos: reapertura para admisión general, según la orden de salud pública de la Gobernadora. Visite nuestros canales de redes sociales para actualizaciones y programación continua de STEAM: Facebook, Instagram y Twitter.

Muchisimas gracias. 


Group Visits

Reservations are required for group visits of 12 or more people.

Explora offers a wide variety of programs that reflect our experiential, inquiry-based approach to learning, including:

  • Field Trips for exhibit and classroom programs
  • Outreach to schools, community centers, libraries, and other community venues.
  • Workshops for educators
group visits

Sensory-friendly resources are available. See our Sensory-Friendly Resources web page.

Scouts: We offer activities for you! See our Scouts web page.

Making a Reservation:

  • Use Explora’s Educational Programs Guide to select a program.
  • Decide on possible dates. Spring is our busiest season; we suggest you book early or choose some Fall dates.
  • Contact Reservations at 505-224-8341 to request your reservation form. Let us know at this time about any special needs.
  • Payment can be made on or before the day of your visit by credit card, check, cash, or purchase order. Advance payment may be made by calling 505-224-8341, or mailing a check or purchase order to

Explora, Attn: Reservations Coordinator
1701 Mountain Rd, NW
Albuquerque, HM 87104

Rescheduling or Canceling a Program

Because Explora reserves space and an educator for your group, these policies apply:


More than 5 business days before visit – no fee.
5 business days or fewer before visit – 15% booking fee.


More than 5 business days before visit – 15% booking fee.
5 business days or fewer before visit – 50% late cancellation fee.


The full amount will be charged.

Explora is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, and all purchases at our store are always tax-free.

Proceeds from your purchases at Ideas, the store at Explora, help fund our programs and exhibits.

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