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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 Explorations had potential to be a fun time for our grandson. Unfortunately, the air quality... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jeffrey B
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Colora, United States
My two year old had a blast here!

We didn't realize this was right next to sunken gardens and were just planning on checking out... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Luv2TravelNEGirl
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Quincy, Massachusetts
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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.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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1925 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704-4307
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Explorations had potential to be a fun time for our grandson. Unfortunately, the air quality forced us to leave after about fifteen minutes. I first noticed the strong smell of mold or mildew when we walked into the main room. It became much stronger...More

Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We didn't realize this was right next to sunken gardens and were just planning on checking out sunken gardens but went here after to check it out! Our MOSI membership got us free passes so that was great! My son could have stayed here all...More

Thank Luv2TravelNEGirl
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I just went there a week ago and my son who is 4 1/2 years old loved it. They have a great mini kids publix, fire station area, vet/doctor area. He really loved all of the ways he could use his imagination. They also had...More

Thank marnid
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Even though one of our boys is a bit old (11) he still enjoyed himself with us and his brother. We played there for quite a while. It was clean, well staffed, and very creative. Great place for families and affordable too!

Thank Paula W
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Our Youngest Granddaughter 6 yrs old absolutely loves this place ! In past I was just paying the entry fee, but then I did the math and paid for the entire year. Every time we bring her here it brings smiles to our faces watching...More

Thank Paula R
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This place was great fun but can hardly be described as a museum! It was more of an indoor play area. There was plenty to do for our two grand-daughters age 2 and 5yr. Activities included pretend pizza making, mini TV studio, hospital, pet vet,...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Good way to burn off a three year olds energy. Especially when you need a break from the beach. Bring hand sanitizer everything is hands on play. Good way to learn and play at the same time. Exhibits do get worn down and it feels...More

Thank Wesnflorida
Reviewed 4 July 2017

My nieces only visit Florida a few times a year, but they have annual passes to the museum anyway because they love it so much. It's perfect for the few hours a day that it rains here. Never raining inside the mini Publix or the...More

Thank FreeTheGirl315
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 17 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
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Mary B
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Response from matt d | Reviewed this property |
My 1 year old had a blast!
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dklblee
10 May 2017|
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Response from Catie C | Reviewed this property |
Definitely.
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Nathan M
13 January 2017|
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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.
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