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Great Explorations Children's Museum

1925 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704-4307
+1 727-821-8992
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Great place to spend some time with grandkids

I took my three year old grandson to the museum as a diversion while his mom and my wife went to a... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Great way to wear your kiddo out while stimulating them too

We were visiting friends, and don't live here. We always bring our son here when we visit, and he... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Panama City, Fl
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Great Explorations Children’s Museum has served the children and families of the Tampa Bay area since 1987. Designed for children 10 and under, the 23,000 square foot museum is filled with exhibits and activities to stimulate learning through creativity, play and exploration. The museum also offers a national award winning preschool, camps and afterschool programming, field trips and community outreach programs.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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1925 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704-4307
+1 727-821-8992
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

I took my three year old grandson to the museum as a diversion while his mom and my wife went to a long lunch. There was so much to do, the hour and a half went by way too quickly. The activities are designed to...More

Thank shinestardrc
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We were visiting friends, and don't live here. We always bring our son here when we visit, and he loves it each time. This visit, we went twice in 4 days, and had it been up to him, we probably would have gone every day....More

Thank westini
Reviewed 6 June 2017

My 13 month old loved this place! My 8 year old was on the threshold of being to old for it though. We ended up spending about 4 hours here!

Thank matt d
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This kids museum was fairly priced at $10 a person. More for the kids ages 6 and under, but my 8 year old. I enjoyed that it helps the imagination of children expand by having all sorts of activities such as a publix supermarket where...More

Thank Kristy R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

You can easily spend a few hours at Great Explorations. I have two under 5 and both have plenty to keep themselves busy, which is hard to find most places. Watch Groupon for deals or get a membership.

Thank BeachyBumsRWe
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Were visiting from Canada and needed something to do on a hot afternoon. Great Explorations is a non-profit children's museum with a focus on everyday life and experiences. There are many great stations for the kids and activities to keep them busy for hours. My...More

1  Thank I1139PHmatthewg
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The museum is thoughtfully designed and planned with a flow to the experience and an emphasis on fun! The employees/volunteers are very helpful and willing to get involved on the child's level... Sometimes on the floor, engaged and motivating. My 3yr old especially loves the...More

1  Thank Megan R
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Rainy day..staying on Treasure Island with a 2.5 year old. Decided to take a drive to Great explorations Easy to get to and free parking ...no hassles. Price is reasonable for what you get. I can't say enough about the place. Clean,well laid out, lots...More

Thank Camilla S
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Decided to drive up from Sarasota for something different for the kids. It was well worth the drive. A super creative and fun environment and educational too! My 3.5 and 1.5 year olds loved everything about it. We loved it so much we are now...More

1  Thank NMO941
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great to visit with the kiddies. They will enjoy all the fun and features for them to explore. A rainy day must.

Thank eleanor c
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Mary B
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My 1 year old had a blast!
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Response from librarian73 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. We have a yearly membership to take the grandchildren whenever they want.