Great Exploration Children's Museum

Historic Old Northeast

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Elaborate collection of exhibits keeps kids educated & engaged as they explore healthful living, real-world roles & scientific principles

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Children learn best from exhibits involving lights and colors, which means you can either take them to a children’s museum or let them rub their eyes too hard. Teach wee ones safely with today’s Groupon to Great Explorations Children’s Museum in St. Petersburg. Choose from the following options:

  • For $10, you get two museum admissions (a $20 value)
  • For $19, you get a museum-admission package for four people (a $44 value).
  • For $26, you get a museum-admission package for six people (a $66 value).<p>

The packages for four and six includes the following for each visitor: * Museum admission (up to a $10 value each) * A touch-tunnel pass (a $1 value each)<p>

Great Explorations Children’s Museum kindles the creative mindfires of young patrons with interactive exhibits that instill valuable skills and healthful-living habits. While perusing the miniature metroplex of activities, visitors can outfit themselves with firefighter uniforms in order to practice fire-safety tactics. The healthful-living area provides a bright and colorful array of activities that encourage active lifestyles, and the My First Market area allows children to explore the elements of a balanced diet while perusing the aisles of an interactive supermarket. Memory, listening skills, and responsibility will also be honed as patrons have fun exploring real-world roles as orange harvesters, construction workers, werewolves, and veterinarians. The Animation Station allows children to direct their own stop-motion videos before delving into robotics, sound waves, and air pressure at several other boredom-defying destinations. Check out the hours and specific acticity times for the touch tunnel, where children rely on their sense of touch to guide them through a darkened passage stocked with various textures and inclines, providing a safer alternative to convincing the sun operators to turn the power off for a while.

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

My Grandchildren had a wonderful time. A real asset to St. Petersburg.
Kenneth H. · an hour ago
It was a great place for my 2 year old to run off some energy.
Amie P. · January 14, 2017
This is a great place for kids
Michelle C. · January 9, 2017
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    Historic Old Northeast

    1925 4th St. N

    St. Petersburg, Florida 33704

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