Our mission at Great Explorations Children’s Museum is to stimulate learning through creativity, play and exploration.
Great Explorations is Tampa Bay’s first children’s museum supporting a safe, hands-on practical learning environment. For over 30 years, we have been stimulating curiosity while enriching children in our community through carefully curated learning experiences.
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PHASED REOPENING PLAN
June 29 – The museum will reopen for members only Monday-Friday from 4:45-6:30 pm. Private rental sessions will be available for small groups on Saturdays and Sundays in 2-hour increments.
July 6 – The museum will reopen to the public Monday-Friday from 4:45-6:30 pm. Private rental sessions will remain available for small groups on Saturdays and Sundays in 2-hour increments. If private rental sessions aren’t reserved, timed play sessions will be made available for reservation. Check our reservation system for availability the Friday before.
The Great Expansion
As a certified 501c3 non-profit, your support means everything to us. The Great Expansion capital campaign aims to enhance your children’s museum with more fun, better play and a bigger impact for generations to come!