Great Explorations Children's Museum

Historic Old Northeast

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  • Creative Family Fun
  • 18,000 Square Feet of Exhibits
  • Choose from two options

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Promotional value expires Jun 10, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Limit 2 additional as gifts for membership. Must activate membership by 6/10/11; membership expires 1 year from activation date. Not valid with other offers. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Though the original nine Greek Muses have been often immortalized in sculpture and poetry, tenth sister Manilla was often forgotten as she went about her filing duties. Pay homage to Clio, Terpsichore, and the rest with today’s deal to Great Explorations Children’s Museum in St. Petersburg. Choose from the following options:

  • For $39, you get one basic membership that includes a year’s unlimited admission for up to five family members, an e-newsletter subscription, and free parking (a $100 value)
  • For $10, you get two admissions to the museum (up to a $20 value)

Great Explorations Children’s Museum’s interactive, colorful exhibits inspire and educate through role-play, games, and science demonstrations. Play firefighter dress-up in the Engine Company 15 Fire House while learning fire safety tips. Climb inside the indoor tree house and work at the kid-friendly workbench in the I Can Construct exhibit. Help your kids recreate scenes from their favorite Ingmar Bergman films at the Animation Station. Watch sound waves move through styrofoam tubes, and float balls on columns of rising air at Bernoulli Station. Role-play with medical equipment, extensive malpractice litigation paperwork, and stuffed animals in the Be a Great Pet Vet room. Exhibits are constantly being rotated and upgraded, ensuring that your family will continue having novel experiences over the course of your membership or visitation. Admission to the museum is free for children under 2 years of age.


TripAdvisors give Great Explorations Children’s Museum an average of 3.5 owl eyes and five lila guide reviewers give it an average of 3.5 stars:

  • love to visit Great Ex with my daughter. There is always something wonderful going on here for her to enjoy. They have added several new areas recently including an outstanding Publix shopping area, huge climbing/construction tree house, and special exhibits. – OtterKim, lilaguide
  • We were there today and had a wonderful experience with our 6, 4, and 3 year old. Many staff members were around and very helpful. The exhibits were great and interactive. Most of them worked well, and our kids didn't want to leave. – buzzzz4, TripAdvisor

Great Explorations Children's Museum

Since opening in 1987, Great Explorations Children's Museum has sparked a love for learning for visitors of all ages with a constantly rotating lineup of interactive exhibits that fill 18,000 square feet with touch, light, and sound. Whether they're learning about nearby sea life at Beth's Beach, honing their knowledge of textures on a crawl through the Touch Tunnel, exploring arachnids in the Critter Cave, or playing instruments in the Musical Magical Treehouse, kids benefit from each exhibit's emphasis on interactivity. Museum guides lead lesson programs in a multidisciplinary style, though visitors can also find the friendly professionals and their orange polo shirts bouncing between exhibits while performing science experiments, dancing, and playing music.

In addition to visiting the museum's permanent exhibits, kids can also extend their learning journeys through the museum's lengthy list of camps and programs. The museum even takes its show on the road, with the Express Yourself Art Mobile bringing creative craft opportunities to neighborhoods around St. Petersburg.

Customer Reviews

It was a great place for my 2 year old to run off some energy.
Amie P. · 7 days ago
This is a great place for kids
Michelle C. · January 9, 2017
Lots of different activities for all ages!
Alicia D. · January 5, 2017
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    Historic Old Northeast

    1925 4th St. N

    St. Petersburg, Florida 33704

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