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Explorations V Children's Museum

109 N Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801-5044
+1 863-687-3869
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A place kids love to go

I took my Grandaughter to this Museum and she had so much fun she did not want to leave. She... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
smock3
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Lakeland, Florida
Great for kids full of energy!

This place is great! It is not much to look at on the outside, just a hole in the wall in historic... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2016
Anji P
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Kissimmee, Florida
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“grocery store” (11 reviews)
“orange juice” (4 reviews)
“fire truck” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
109 N Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801-5044
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+1 863-687-3869
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"grocery store"
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"orange juice"
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"processing plant"
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"pretend play"
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"favorite part"
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"fun playing"
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"great place for kids"
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"interactive exhibits"
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"downtown lakeland"
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"kids love"
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"couple of hours"
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"grove"
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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...More

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Reviewed 26 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)...More

1  Thank Anji P
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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...More

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Reviewed 12 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...More

1  Thank lovetogogogo...
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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
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Reviewed 22 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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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....More

1  Thank Jack W
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

$9 is a little steep for what they have but you can leave and come back all day. The workers were really friendly and the orange grove exhibit was a huge hit with my 4 year old and my sister's 11 month old. My daughter...More

Thank Briea G
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

Took our 8 yr. old grandson on a rainy day. I wasn't sure how he would like it but he has lots of fun! Spent a couple of hours, then went to lunch. He wanted to return to do some favorites before we went home....More

Thank Kitty5003
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Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend this place, I have no idea why there are negative reviews. I have a 1 1/2 year old and loved it, there were so many things for him to do and most Children's museums don't have things for his age. I would...More

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