A Very Merry Market

Your One-Stop Holiday Shop! Wednesday, Dec. 8th 5-8pm
Shop local this holiday season at the 8th annual Very Merry Market, presented by Great Explorations Children’s Museum and Sunken Gardens! This FREE indoor and outdoor market supports local artisans and independent businesses. Get more details here.

December Morris Workshop Clay Figures and Animals

Please join us for a creative, imaginative workshop focusing on clay! We welcome Emmet Freeman, local clay sculptor, to teach us pinch-potting methods and how to make clay animals. Space is limited! Register for the event here.

Winter Break Camp

Register by December 10th! 
We will be doing winter arts and crafts, science experiments, park trips, and more! Parents will need to supply 2 snacks, a water bottle and a lunch daily. NUT FREE.
Get all the details here.

Get Krispy Kreme Donuts for a good cause

Enjoy a dozen delicious Krispy Kreme Donuts and give back to a great cause! From Dec. 6th to 14th, when you buy a Dozen Donuts for $10, 50% comes back to Great Explorations and Early Explorations Preschool! Purchase them here.

Museums for All

Free Admission on Wednesdays
If you have a WIC or standard EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) card, simply show it when you arrive to receive free admission for up to 5 people on Wednesdays and $3 any other day of the week! Made possible by the Chapman Foundation!

Morris’ Fun on Wheels

Great Explorations Children’s Museum continues to fulfill our mission to stimulate learning through creativity, play, and exploration. Morris’ Fun on Wheels brings great tactile jumbo explorations to your site for colossal discoveries! Our Morris’ Fun On Wheels contains high-quality and research-based, jumbo manipulatives and games that develop gross motor skills and enhance S.T.E.M. knowledge. Get more information here.

A Night at the Polar Explorations Wednesday, December 22nd

Great Explorations will be hosting its first ever Polar Explorations night based off the wonderful children’s movie The Polar Express! You and your children will enjoy a night of explorations leading up to the grand finale! Holiday crafts, photo booth, make your own hot coco bar and decorate your own winter cookies! Please don’t forget to wear your favorite comfy pajamas! Book your spot here.

Longo’s Cove

Longo’s Cove allows children to build confidence and explore freedom and risk in a safe environment. It strengthens kid’s muscles, develops gross motor skills, while improving balance and flexibility. All made possible by the Longoria family!  

New Years at Noon!

Friday, December 31st
Help ring in the New Year at Great Explorations with a day full of colorful crafts, activities, stories, and explosive science experiments! All the fun starts at 10am and the main event of a Balloon Drop will be at noon along with a day full of play. Get all the details here.  

Select Christmas Toys 25%OFF 

Check out our gift shoppe this holiday season for 25% off select Christmas toys! While supplies last!