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Tommy Bartlett Exploratory

560 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-8444
+1 608-254-2525
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Good way to spend an afternoon

We went when the Mir space station was exhibited. Unfortunately it was at the end of the tour so we... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
N4685WEN
Hands on Science

We remember this as Robot World. There are a few robots remaining, but the focus is hands on... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
Mamajkp
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Visitors can journey through the original Russian MIR space station, as well as other exhibits.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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560 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-8444
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+1 608-254-2525
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"robot world"
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"interactive exhibits"
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"rainy day"
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"all ages"
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"star wars"
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"tommy bartlett"
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"own pace"
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"great for kids"
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"whole family"
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"water show"
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

We went when the Mir space station was exhibited. Unfortunately it was at the end of the tour so we had to walk through everything to get there. Still our son enjoyed the interactive exhibits. I found the Mir module interesting but felt that it...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We remember this as Robot World. There are a few robots remaining, but the focus is hands on science activities. My 15 yr old niece came with us for her first time. She really enjoyed herself here. It was a great activity on a rainy...More

1  Thank Mamajkp
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

We weren't sure what to expect with this show and our group of 13 figured that if it wasn't good we could leave early to go back for some relaxation at our resort. But once the show started we loved every second!!! If you are...More

1  Thank cassiebauer
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

we went with our $6 special and it was fun. we enjoyed the theming, and for the area it was really set up well and had a lot of things to do once you were in there. we were lucky enough to get a family...More

1  Thank Abigail L
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

There are quite a few attractions in the Dells with horrible reviews and this place didn't have them, so we decided to give it a try and I'm glad we did. It was a lot bigger than we expected and there was a lot to...More

2  Thank Amanda M
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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Whoever thinks Tommy Bartlett Exploratory is only for kids is full of hogwash!!! I loved visiting this place!!! Ya, there can be lots of kids to deal with and there may be times you won't find much to check out due to there being so...More

9  Thank Tigerman777
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

For tourists, make a point to go here, but go during the summer when it's busier. Filled with mind games, space history, science experiences and fun illusions. Definitely worth the $15 with its five exploratories. I've been coming since I was a kid and it's...More

1  Thank James C
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

Didnt know what to expect and thought it was an Ok venue, they do need to update some exhibits, the robots seem basic in this day and age. We went on bike unicycle, the roller coaster simulator and lifted the truck. It kept my kids...More

Thank J C
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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went on an anniversary trip. The first thing we noticed was that we were the only ones going in without kids. There are several sections with different science center hands on activities, but most was definitely geared towards kids. It was...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

My family was pleasantly surprised by this venue during our recent stay in the Dells. There was a lot to do and we were able to spend a lot of time learning and playing at the same time! My kids (ages 9 and 12) both...More

Thank angrams2017
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maborman729
21 January 2018|
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Response from LesCindyGraham | Reviewed this property |
I feel they would be a little to young. It is hands on but I think intended more for school age kids.
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Brenda I
18 July 2016|
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Response from teachmom3 | Reviewed this property |
All ages!
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