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Best of Burque

The Alibi named Explora Best Recreational Program for Kids. The magazine called Explora "an awesomely fun hands-on science center that gets kids (and grown-ups, especially on adult nights) excited about things like electricity, refracted light and systems in motion."<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref>

Shafer Leading Edge Award

In conjunction with the Pacific Science Center, Explora received the 2010 Shafer Leading Edge Award for Visitor Experiences from ASTC. The award recognized the National Science Foundation-funded program, Portal to the Public (PoP). ASTC describes PoP as bringing "local scientists onto the science center floor" to communicate "their research through conversations and specialized activities".<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

IMLS Medal

In November 2010, Explora was named a recipient of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The medal recognizes museums and libraries that excel in community involvement. Explora's Executive Director, Patrick Lopez, received the award in a ceremony at the White House on December 17, 2010.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

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