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Tommy Bartlett Exploratory

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Address: 560 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-8444
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Visitors can journey through the original Russian MIR space station, as...

Visitors can journey through the original Russian MIR space station, as well as other exhibits.

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We stopped here with our kids, not knowing what to expect and it was very difficult to get them to leave. There are so many things to see. We will be back to check out all of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 November 2016
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Hurley, Wisconsin
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Hurley, Wisconsin
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388 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We stopped here with our kids, not knowing what to expect and it was very difficult to get them to leave. There are so many things to see. We will be back to check out all of the cool things!

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New Prague, Minnesota, United States
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Loved all the hands on things to do!!! My son didn't want to go, once we got there it was hard to get him out.

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Thank Tricia M
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Had alot of fun. Even our 13 yr old enjoyed it. We spent over 2 hrs in there. There is something to do for all ages. * Buffalo Bills presented us a 20% off coupon with our dinner the night before*

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Thank Tarebear6464
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We took our kids in June since both Ryan and I remember loving this place when we were kids; what a huge disappointment. We love our kids engaging in science but this was lame. Lots of choices in the dells use your money wisely and go somewhere else.

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Thank jmbaertsch
New Lisbon, Wisconsin
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123 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very large amount of things that you can interact with. Set up for kids but is also good for the adults

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Delafield, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Though I had never been here, after living in Wisconsin my whole life, we thought it might be fun to take the grandchildren for a rainy-day activity. Though it started a little slow, overall the kids had a great time and really enjoyed the variety of activities. I was impressed as to how much they encouraged kids to think and... More 

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Farmington, Minnesota
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Lots of things to see and do. Unique exhibits but the overall vibe feels like the museum is stuck in the 80's. One exhibit where your hair sticks out which is real cool for most people but not for those prone to static electricity.

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Thank jetmac5
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great time! Although it's not very modern you barely notice. They do a great job filling every inch of space with interactive exhibits that make learning and science exciting!

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Gresham, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We took the kids to check this place out as it was a cool and rainy day. I think us adults had as much fun if not more than the kids! Lots of sections to explore and you can go at your own pace, no time limit :) This is a "must" stop for anyone to check out and very... More 

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Gilbert Plains
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32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

So what we didn't know that we now know is that this is the equivalent to the science center in Canada. Although we have have been to a few science centres and a lot of the stations were the same there were some others that were completely different and fun. If you have some time to kill or the kids... More 

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