The Museum presents exhibits and quality educational programs that convey the diversity of individuals and events that shape the historical and technical context of the nuclear age.

Open daily 9am-5pm (closed New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas).

Admission: Adults ; Seniors (60 ) ; Veterans ; Youth (6-17) ; 5 and under free.


Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10am-6pm, Sundays, 12 noon-6pm. Closed: January 1, July 4, the week following Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and December 25.

Admission: Adults , Children (ages 1-11) , Seniors and Explora members free. Wheelchair accessible, picnic area available, restaurants and cafes within walking distance. Admission: Adults .40; seniors and military .40; NM residents .40; students .40; under 5 free.

Visitors tour formal walled gardens that illustrate traditional Spanish-Moorish and English landscape design in tile, ironwork, plantings and water features.

Contemporary glass conservatories showcase plants of the Sonoran and Chihuahuan Deserts of North America in one wing and plants from the world's Mediterranean climates in the other.

Reservations are not required; however parties of 10 or more are asked to call ahead.

Explora welcomes people of all ages to engage in exhibit activities in science, technology and art.The garden's gift shop stocks disposable cameras, film and botanical goods. Extended hours Saturdays and Sundays in summer: 9am-6pm.Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Days. Admission includes Aquarium adjacent: adults , children/seniors .Shop at Ideas, the Store which is filled with gizmos, whirly-gigs, puzzles, books, gifts and great stuff.Enjoy live plays in the Explora Theater and enjoy special events throughout the year.Open Tue-Sun 9am-5pm; Closed on Mondays and city holidays.