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Explora

Via Flaminia, 82, 00196 Rome, Italy
06 3613776
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Ranked #190 of 688 Attractions in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Children's Museums, Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: This interactive children's museum is designed to engage children and stimulate their natural...
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Stroller parking, Stairs / elevator, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children
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Attraction details
Type: Children's Museums, Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: This interactive children's museum is designed to engage children and stimulate their natural curiosity about science, the environment, society, communication and more.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Stroller parking, Stairs / elevator, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children

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Xghajra, Malta
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The place is full of hands on stuff for different ages. This was our second visit, My son, now 9, was 5 the first time we visited and he loved it. The place had very few people around and he could do anything he wanted. The motto is, "It is forbidden not to touch", which is perfect for kids. This... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My 6-year old child enjoys this children museum in Rome very much. This is the place that he likes the most in Rome. There are a number of games asking a child to think hard, but full of fun. And there are a number of ways teaching knowldege to children, in a very vivid and fun way. Really cool. Only... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Great location, Explora has a variety of play areas for different ages. There are allotted ticket times so be sure you plan in advance and book on busy days. Arrive early for the zipline (flying fox), water pump and channels and other outside play equipment...... also the nice café with amenities. Overall most of the activities were well planned and... More 

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Chisinau, Moldova
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My child (almost 6 years old at the time of visit) was very happy with what she found at Explora. Numerous interactive playstations kept her busy till the end of the session. The fire station, the bank, the water play area and the supermarket area were her favorites. My opinion is that the duration of each play session should be... More 

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Munich, Germany
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Be aware that you cannot just turn up to Explora and expect to go straight in, you must book an appointment which lasts for a couple of hours and in turn means that it doesn't get too busy. Our two children really enjoyed themselves here, I had worried that my 9 year old might have been bored, but she loved... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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46 reviews 46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I took my 2yr old grandsn to Explora and he enjoyed it very much. There is a lovely cafe for refreshments. The play area was terrific. Our grandson loved the water play. My only reservation was that we went to use the baby change facility at 1.55pm and the outer door was locked and that meant there was only one... More 

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Algiers, Algeria
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

the only problem, that it is much in Italian, but all the games are also described in English, & the staff is helpful, so it is nice for cooling down your children after a long day of visiting historical attractions

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

This place is amazing for anyone with young children. It has so many sections to explore over 2 floors - you won't notice those 2 hours you have for your visit. My advice would be, go early, especially with small kids. We went on a Saturday at 10.00, there were only 4-5 families and we could each occupy any section... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

A place for kids where they can explore. They can play and experience daily life. You don't stop to play because you get older. You get older because you stop playing... Stay young. Only for young kids.

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Aussie
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15 reviews 15 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013 via mobile

We were underwhelmed by this place maybe because of the expectations set from reading the previous reviews. Our 3 year old enjoyed himself but no more than if he was playing at a free playground. He was mostly interested in the supermarket, moving the gravel up and around using the pipes and turbine screw handles, and the fire engine and... More 

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