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Mini Explorer Kit

The Mini Explorer Kit provides one assembled Foldscope Mini microscope, a selection of accessories, and a beautiful metal storage box. This kit is perfect for on-the-go exploration & anyone seeking a quick and convenient dive into the microscopic world. 

Why choose the Mini Explorer Kit?

Your own little lab in a box! With the Foldscope Mini, you get maximum convenience along with the same robust features you expect from a Foldscope – 140X magnification, great portability, and rugged durability. This kit includes all the accessories you need to start exploring. Enjoy convenient storage and transport with the beautiful embossed metal storage box. 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 Mini Explorer Kit, you can discover the microscopic world in seconds with a microscope that fits in the palm of your hand. 


  • 140X Magnification – Magnification on par with traditional classroom microscopes and our flagship product, the Foldscope.
  • Pre-Assembled – Ready-to-go, no assembly required so you can start exploring instantly.
  • Intuitive Controls – Controls at your fingertips for a seamless viewing experience. Simply pinch to focus. Use fingers to move samples. View samples by eye. It’s that easy.
  • Durability – Made from a waterproof, tear resistant paper.
  • Pocket Sized Portability – Our smallest microscope yet. Slip the Foldscope Mini into your pocket or backpack and carry the wonders of microscopy wherever you go, from on a hike to in the classroom.
  • Microscopy for All – With its extremely simple and user-friendly design, the Foldscope Mini is an accessible entry-point to microscopy for anyone regardless of age or experience.

Contents of Mini Explorer Kit:

  • 1 Metal Box
  • 1 Welcome Letter 
  • 1 assembled Foldscope Mini with 140X lens attached
  • 1 Embroidered Patch
  • 1 Accessory Bag containing: 
    • 2 sheets of Clear Stickers
    • 2 Blank Trading Cards
    • 1 Microprint Trading Card
    • 1 sheet of thin Ring Stickers
    • 1 Promotional Sticker 
    • 1 Cotton Swab
    • 1 Small Pipette
    • 1 Small Sample Tube 

Weight: .25lb./kit, Gift box size after packed: 5.51 in X 3.93 in X 1.22in.

Note: Unlike our earlier Foldscopes, the Foldscope Mini is not designed for magnetic coupling to a phone camera or to a light module.

This product is also available for purchase on Amazon.com