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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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My Kids had an absolute blast here!

This place was great, came here after the Museum of Fine Arts and my boys (7yo and 3yo) loved it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Miami, Florida
Always a great time!

We decided on Great Explorations after a week of cold. It was packed, but just as fun as usual. Our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
St. Petersburg, Florida
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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.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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1925 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704-4307
1925 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704-4307
+1 727-821-8992
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was great, came here after the Museum of Fine Arts and my boys (7yo and 3yo) loved it. They enjoyed the many different areas especially the playground made out of surfboards, the fire truck and the news station. We ended up spending over...More

Thank mga001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided on Great Explorations after a week of cold. It was packed, but just as fun as usual. Our son was a fireman, and everything else he wanted to be during the hours we spent there. I'm thinking this would be a great place...More

Thank saraverel
Reviewed 16 November 2017

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 4 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 21 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

1  Thank Jeffrey1809
Reviewed 13 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 3 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
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Mary B
23 June 2017|
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My 1 year old had a blast!
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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.