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Explorations V Children's Museum

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Address: 109 N Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801-5044
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+1 863-687-3869

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Fun for young children

My 3 grandsons had fun playing with the various exhibits. They absolutely loved the orange grove in the basement and spent over half their time playing there!! The 2nd favorite... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carol H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My 3 grandsons had fun playing with the various exhibits. They absolutely loved the orange grove in the basement and spent over half their time playing there!! The 2nd favorite was the grocery store, they could stock groceries, buy groceries, scan and pretend to be checkout clerks! The only downside is the parking is hard to find a space and... More 

Thank Carol H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Aimed at younger kids but still good for the big kid in all of us. On our last visit they had added some new attractions which helps to keep you coming back.

Thank Jeffrey Y
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't think they could have done a better job with this children's museum. There are so many things to do, and our kids, ages 11, 8, and 1 all had a blast. There are lots of interactive and imaginative play stations, including an adorable grocery store and an Orange Grove/factory. This is a great rainy day thing to do,... More 

Thank Michelle S
Lakeland, Florida
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

I took my Grandaughter to this Museum and she had so much fun she did not want to leave. She loved being a cashier in a simulated Public grocery store and rung up groceries over and over again. This is a great place to spend a day.

Thank smock3
Kissimmee, Florida
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This place is great! It is not much to look at on the outside, just a hole in the wall in historic downtown. But you are immediately taken away from any normalcy once you enter. Whether you are distracted by the miniature (nearly fully functional) Publix, or find yourself learning the process by which an orange goes from tree to... More 

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104 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Kids loved this museum. The orange grove in the basement was their favorite. We anticipated staying only 2 hours because I've heard it was small. We had to pay for parking by the hour. We stayed 4 hours and I, of course, ended up with a parking citation. Come on City of Lakeland........get with the times and let people pay... More 

Thank septsunseeker
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We travelled from Orlando on Free Museum Day and thought it'd be nice to visit somewhere we've never been. So we decided to come here with some friends. This place is located in a very sweet downtown area that I would really like to come back and explore. It looked very promising when you come to the door (amazing mixed... More 

Thank lovetogogogo...
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5 reviews
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Took my nephew and niece here when they were in town and they loved it. A lot of hands on things to experience.

Thank Perry R
Lake Worth
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127 reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Three levels of fun for kids under 10. Explore different fun things and kids will have funit is in the downtown Lakeland area after grab some lunch

Thank Jeanmarie E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

They have numerous interactive exhibits set up for the kids to play with. Some of them are: theater, doctors office, a newsroom, a grocery store, a school room and an orange juice 'factory'. There is a cockpit of an airplane and a 'working' fire engine. All very clever ideas. There are other exhibits as well, but these are what come... More 

Thank Jack W

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