Monday – Saturday: 10 am – 4:30 pm

Sunday: 12 – 4:30 pm

* Please note, we are closed Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day


  • Free for children under 1 year old
  • $10 for ages 1-54
  • $9 for ages 55 and up
  • Military
  • Teachers
  • First Responders
  • AAA
  • And more!

Present your Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card and a valid form of photo ID and receive $3 admission per individual for up to 5 family members.

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Play Policies

Visitor Play Policy:

Adults (18 and over) must be accompanied by a child and children (17 and younger)  must be accompanied by an adult. Except as noted for special programs. *Multiple adults per child are allowed.

Children are not to be left alone in an exhibit or at the museum.

The museum is weapon, alcohol and smoke-free (including e-cigarettes).

Pets are not allowed in the museum.

Shoes and clothing are required in the museum, for sanitary purposes diapers must be covered by another layer of clothing.

No food or drinks are allowed in the museum.




Our free parking lot is also accessible to all types of transportation including buses, vans and cars. Designated handicap parking spaces are located to the west of the front entrance. Service animals are welcome in the Museum.


The museum is accessible to wheelchair users and other visitors who need to avoid stairs. Our gallery floor has an open floor plan for easy accessibility, and exhibits are designed to be wheelchair friendly.


Great Explorations welcomes individuals with autism and their families. The museum is listed as Autism Friendly in the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) Autism Friendly Business Directory. Our full and part-time staff has attended trainings with CARD staff to increase awareness of the needs of our visitors on the autism spectrum and to enhance our ability to respond effectively and sensitively to these needs. For information or to request special arrangements, contact our Director of Community Initiatives at 727-821-8992, ext. 209. Our Visual Support Story will help you prepare for and understand what to expect during your visit to our museum.