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Explorer Kit

The Explorer Kit provides one assembled Foldscope 2.0 microscope, 3 lenses, a selection of our most popular accessories, and a beautiful metal storage box. This kit has everything you need for extensive explorations in a container convenient for storage and transport. 

Why choose the Explorer Kit?


Your own personal lab in a box! The Foldscope 2.0 is our most versatile microscope model, and this kit contains our most extensive suite of accessories. Enjoy convenient storage and transport with the beautiful embossed metal storage box. This kit provides all the materials and microscopy tools to start exploring immediately. Experience the joy of scientific exploration anytime, anywhere.

This kit makes for a perfect gift. Give it to a friend, your favorite teacher, or even yourself! With the Explorer Kit, you can go deeper and discover parts of the microscopic world you have never seen before!


  • Magnification Trio – The three included lenses have magnifications of 50X, 140X, and 340X. Enjoy their modular design that allows for you to easily change lenses without having to adjust your sample.
  • Pre-Assembled – Foldscope 2.0 comes pre-assembled in the Explorer Kit. Maximum convenience, get straight to exploration!
  • Multi-Viewing Options – Observe your samples by Eye, Phone, or Projection
  • Advanced Focus and Panning – Easily explore samples with precision controls. Foldscope 2.0 has improved functionality throughout its design: from focusing, to slide insertion, to panning.
  • Light Module – Attach this accessory to easily achieve different lighting techniques, such as transmitted light and reflective light.


  • 1 Assembled Foldscope 2.0
  • 1 Metal Box
  • 3 Lenses (50x, 140x, 340x)
  • 1 LED Light Module
  • 1 Box of 3 Slides
  • 1 User Guide
  • 1 Explorer Patch
  • 1 Welcome Letter
  • 1 Accessory Bag
    • 1 Microprint Trading Card
    • 2 Blank Trading Cards
    • 2 Sheets of Clear Stickers
    • 1 Sheet of Ring Stickers
    • 1 Phone Coupler
    • 1 Fun Sticker
    • 1 Cotton Swab
  • 1 Tool Bag
    • 1 Tweezers
    • 1 Pipette
    • 1 Eppendorf Tube

    Shipping Dimension & Weight: 

    7.87in x 5.12in x 1.38 in

    .60 lbs.

      * Bypurchasing this product, you directly support our mission and enable us to bring Foldscope to communities that often do not have the means to engage in science - both locally and globally. 


      Please be advised that for any orders shipping outside of the US, additional custom/import fee may be levied by the destination country's customs office at the time of custom clearance. Custom/import fee is not included in the shipping cost.
      It is the recipient’s responsibility to follow up with the courier/customs office to proceed with the custom clearance.