• Membership Sale

    June 5-June 19

    Starting June 5, you can save $25 when you purchase a Basic or Great Membership just in time to kick off summer break! To learn about membership levels or to purchase a membership, visit greatex.org/memberships. Sale ends June 19. Sale prices listed above.

    Terrific Tots

    June 1 and 3

    Join us for Terrific Tots, a program for children 1-3 years old and their caregivers, from 10-10:30am for themed crafts, storytime, and other age-appropriate developmental activities. Plus, interactive play in the museum after the class! Free for members and $6 for non-members. Limited capacity; click here to register.

    *Please note that Terrific Tots will temporarily pause for the summer starting 6/4.

    Great Connections

    June 13

    Great Connections is a sensory-friendly program for children with special needs and their families that takes place on the second Sunday of every month (10am-12pm). We’ll modify lights and sounds and provide a “cool down” room for families who need to take a break.

    Thanks to our generous sponsors, Guardian Trust and Suncoast Credit Union, Great Connections is now FREE for participating families. Click here for more information.

    Oceans Alive

    June 25

    Did you know roughly 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by oceans? On June 25, join us at Great Explorations for Oceans Alive— an exciting event to explore ocean education through demonstrations and activities, including an oil spill clean-up and ocean gyres. *Included with the cost of admission.

    Great Ex and myWalgreens Rewards

    We’re participating in the myWalgreens donation program! You can donate your myWalgreens cash rewards to Great Explorations Children’s Museum through August 31, 2021. At Walgreens, you’ll earn unlimited 1% Walgreens Cash rewards when you shop and you can choose how much to donate. It’s that easy.

    Whether you’d like to contribute $1, $5, or more of your Walgreens Cash rewards you’ll be making a big difference. It really adds up!

    *Walgreens Cash rewards can be redeemed as a donation to designated charities as shown in your myWalgreensTM account in app or on Walgreens.com. Once Walgreens Cash rewards are redeemed for a donation, the exchange is not reversible and cannot be canceled once submitted. Donation is not tax deductible, and additional terms and conditions may apply. Walgreens reserves the right to change the charities that are eligible to participate at any time without notice.

    Enrollment at Early Explorations Preschool

    Our award-winning, accredited Early Explorations Preschool is accepting enrollment for the upcoming school year! We offer low student-to-teacher ratios and stimulate learning through proven creative curriculum. Please contact Emily at ebarnes@greatex.org for more information about Early Explorations Preschool or to schedule a tour.

    Thank you for supporting our annual fundraiser, A Night at the Brewseum!

    We’re proud to share that Brewseum 2021 was a great success, thanks to everyone who supported this year’s unique outdoor event. Special thank you to our event sponsors! Proceeds from this fundraising event will allow the museum to expand programming and outreach efforts to impact the underserved children and families in the Tampa Bay community.

    Madeline Stone

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