Morris Goes to Enchant!

December 7th | 6pm-8pm

Morris the Explorasaurus is going to Enchant on Dec 7th, and you’re invited to join him! He will be exploring the magic in Tropicana Field from 6pm to 8pm. Get a free kids ticket with purchase of an adult ticket every Wednesday! Buy tickets here!

Learn more here.

New Years at Noon

December 31st

Bring the kiddos and ring in the New Year at Great Explorations with a day full of colorful crowns, activities, new years resolutions, and a massive balloon drop at noon! Get Tickets here.

Membership Sale

December 15th – 23rd

Starting December 15th the Basic and Great memberships will be $25 off! Gift a membership or renew your own soon! Beginning in January 2023, the price for all memberships will be increasing. Buy a membership now and save big!

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Stay & Play


Stay and Play with us! Great Explorations has a program with Bay Vista Fundamental Elementary and Sanderlin K-9, offering after school care for their students. Stay and Play will include a pickup from school, snack and homework time, and designated museum time! Spots are limited, so be sure to sign up soon! Click here for more information.

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Great Connections – A Free Program for Families with Special Needs

December 11th | 10am – Noon

This month, Lyft Academy and Little Steps Florida will be joining us with a very special guest from the North Pole… Santa Clause himself!
We will have winter themed crafts, and Santa will be located in a private and quiet room for those who would like to meet him.
Learn more about Great Connections here

Welcoming Wednesdays

Starting January 4th, 2023

Starting in 2023, on every first Wednesday of the month from 5:30pm–7:30pm, adults (15 years old+) with neurodiversities and memory loss can come and play at the museum free of charge. Click here to learn more.

Angel Tree

Now through December 16th

We’re partnering with our friends at Gulf Coast JFCS for an Angel Tree. Help the children & families that Gulf Coast JFCS serves by making their holiday wishes come true! Please take an ornament with a child’s wishes and bring it back to Great Explorations with your unwrapped gift.

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Morris Workshop – Clay Creations

Saturday, December 3rd at 1pm

Please join us in welcoming Emmett Freeman, a popular St. Pete artist! Emmett is mainly a ceramicist of abstract and representational design, and he loves working with children on helping them discover and develop their artistic abilities! At this Morris Workshop, he’ll be teaching us all about ceramics and the fun that goes into creating clay art! This workshop is designed for families with upper elementary school children who’d like to break into the big wide world of ceramics. Get more info here.

Theme Day

December 16th

Explore the changing seasons with weather science! Discover each of the seasons; Fall, Summer, Spring, and Winter as we dive into the changing weather. From Hurricanes to Tornadoes or cloudy skies and sunny rays. Children will create, experiment, and play with all types of season changes. More information here.

Price Increase

January 2023

Starting January of 2023, the price of all annual memberships will be increasing by $50.