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     Explora Science Center                      and       Children's Museum of Albuquerque

Albuquerque is home to two of the state’s most popular science centers, Explora Science Center and Children’s Museum  located at 1701 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104. Both offer an exciting combination of hands-on exhibits for young kids and adults alike. Explora Science Center has four permanent locations across the city, but we recommend visiting it in its flagship location at 1 Explora Way NW.


The center features interactive exhibits that are guaranteed to keep your intrepid explorer occupied for at least half a day. With over 2,000 new hands-on exhibits every year and more than 50 programs for school groups, Explora has something for everyone. Even if you aren’t staying in Albuquerque, the city is one of the best places to visit if you love hands-on museums with amazing kid-friendly activities (and food too).


What is a hands-on science center?


Hands-on science centers use interactive exhibits and hands-on activities to engage visitors in science and foster an appreciation of scientific principles. Science centers typically feature more than just science; they also incorporate art and culture into their curriculum, allowing them to appeal to a wider audience. Hands-on science centers are especially great for kids who are sensory seekers or who have a hard time sitting still for long periods of time. Hands-on science centers are excellent places to visit with children, especially if you have a sensory-seeking child who needs lots of activity.


Explora Visit Website


Kids Museum of New Mexico Hands-on Museum for Adults in Albuquerque Anyone can appreciate the intricacies of a fine art museum, but few can relate to the feeling of being a kid again at such a museum. Hands-on Museum for Adults in Albuquerque is the perfect place to let your inner child out. With over 60 hands-on exhibits, over 45 programs, and a building full of interactive art, this museum is like a fun playground for adults. This museum is best for those looking for a fun, non-intimidating way to experience art, whether you’re a child or an adult who grew up loving art.


Hands-On Museum for Adults in Albuquerque


A hands-on museum for adults in Albuquerque is the perfect way to experience art as an adult. Hands-On Museum for Adults in Albuquerque is a nonprofit art center dedicated to providing art experiences to people of all ages. The center operates three locations around Albuquerque, and each location is fully accessible and welcoming to people of all ages and backgrounds. Hands-On Museum for Adults in Albuquerque is best for those who love art, but have never had the opportunity to experience it as an adult.


Bottom Line


If you’re visiting New Mexico, Explora Science Center and Children’s Museum of New Mexico are the best places to visit. There are many other hands-on museums worth visiting in New Mexico, including Explora in Santa Fe, New Mexico Museum of Natural History in Albuquerque, and the U Museum of Natural History in Socorro. Hands-on museums are a great way to experience science and learn about the natural world, and many museums offer programs for kids and adults alike. And of course, there are always trips to the local aquarium or zoo to explore animals in their natural environments.

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