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Tommy Bartlett Exploratory

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Address: 560 Wisconsin Dells Parkway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Phone Number: +1 608-254-2525
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Visitors can journey through the original Russian MIR space station, as...

Visitors can journey through the original Russian MIR space station, as well as other exhibits.

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Good old fashion fun

Not much has changed about this place since I visited in the 90s, but bringing my kids here was nostalgic and they loved it! Very hands on science lessons, experiments, and games... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not much has changed about this place since I visited in the 90s, but bringing my kids here was nostalgic and they loved it! Very hands on science lessons, experiments, and games. R2D2 welcomes you and introduces you to exploring. Entertaining throughout 4 sections. Coolest thing was lifting an SUV at the end and riding a bike across a high... More 

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Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I went for our honeymoon and were lucky enough to be all alone when we went through as it was an offseason. We had so much fun playing around with all of the different exhibits. Had it been full of little kids running around I don't think we would have liked it as much. Not sure we... More 

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Hurley, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here with our kids, not knowing what to expect and it was very difficult to get them to leave. There are so many things to see. We will be back to check out all of the cool things!

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New Prague, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved all the hands on things to do!!! My son didn't want to go, once we got there it was hard to get him out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Had alot of fun. Even our 13 yr old enjoyed it. We spent over 2 hrs in there. There is something to do for all ages. * Buffalo Bills presented us a 20% off coupon with our dinner the night before*

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We took our kids in June since both Ryan and I remember loving this place when we were kids; what a huge disappointment. We love our kids engaging in science but this was lame. Lots of choices in the dells use your money wisely and go somewhere else.

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Thank jmbaertsch
New Lisbon, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very large amount of things that you can interact with. Set up for kids but is also good for the adults

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Delafield, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Though I had never been here, after living in Wisconsin my whole life, we thought it might be fun to take the grandchildren for a rainy-day activity. Though it started a little slow, overall the kids had a great time and really enjoyed the variety of activities. I was impressed as to how much they encouraged kids to think and... More 

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Farmington, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Lots of things to see and do. Unique exhibits but the overall vibe feels like the museum is stuck in the 80's. One exhibit where your hair sticks out which is real cool for most people but not for those prone to static electricity.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great time! Although it's not very modern you barely notice. They do a great job filling every inch of space with interactive exhibits that make learning and science exciting!

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