Great Explorations Children's Museum, St. Petersburg

4.1
#7 of 10 in Museums in St. Petersburg
Great Explorations Children's Museum is located in St. Petersburg. For Great Explorations Children's Museum and beyond, use our St. Petersburg trip itinerary maker app to get the most from your St. Petersburg vacation.
Create an itinerary including Great Explorations Children's Museum
map
Great Explorations Children's Museum Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
217 reviews
Google
4.2
TripAdvisor
  • 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 gr...  more »
  • 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 imagin...  more »
  • 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 famili...  more »
Google
  • We signed up for the membership and for my family if 5 (we added a grandparent) with the special it cost 150 for the second level. The kids ages 2,8,10 all had a great time. I noticed I was there before and they made some changes to the exhibits so that is nice. I'm also looking forward to the discounts on other museums that I get.
  • Beautiful gardens with a shaded path. Winding path through four acres of property is just far enough to keep small feet interested in the unusual birds stationed through the gardens. Shade keeps the temperature tolerable even in July, but recommend long pants to deter mosquitoes.
  • We love this museum. Our son is currently attending the pre-school here and the teachers/staff are amazing. The curriculum is enriched with the museum's hands-on learning. He is always excited to tell me about his discoveries in Sunken Gardens, investigation in the classroom, and playtime in the museum itself. I could go on forever about the activities the kids participate in. He loves it and so do we! I highly recommend the museum and the pre-school to any family.
  • Our 7 year old goddaughter loved this hands on Museum. There was lots of staff who were constantly roving between venues assisting kids and putting away materials. She particularly liked the grocery store and the cave. There are many different building stations, a nurse area, a vet, climbing area, arts, etc. Great value.
  • A wonderful museum for children! Lots to do and see and touch! My children have attended summer camp here as well, which is the best of the best. Highly recommended Great Ex!

Plan your trip to St. Petersburg

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in St. Petersburg

Waterfront hotels are popular with visitors on vacation, offering proximity to plenty of dining and nightlife options as well as the picturesque beaches. Those who want to immerse themselves in St. Pete’s bohemian scene should consider staying in the 600 Block Arts District or the Grand Central District. A short-term apartment rental, offering amenities such as kitchen and laundry facilities, is a convenient option if you're planning to stay a while in the city.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in St. Petersburg by other users

18 days in United States BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in St. Petersburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM SPAIN December, kids, culture, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in St. Petersburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, kids, popular PREFERENCES: March, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in St. Petersburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in St. Petersburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in St. Petersburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in St. Petersburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in United States BY A USER FROM BRAZIL November, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 9 days in St. Petersburg & Winnipeg BY A USER FROM CANADA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 57 days in St. Petersburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans