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Address: 109 North Kentucky Avenue, Lakeland, FL 33801-5044
Phone Number: (863) 687-3869
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Fun 1/2 day activity

Fun little museum! My 5 year old loves playing in most of the exhibits there - especially the orange grove and publix mock store. Great way to spend an afternoon!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I went with my 1y10m baby he had a blast! Cheap, free parking and bunch of fun for the little ones! Definitely i ll come back again, the toddler area its great and the supermarket its fun!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Fun little museum! My 5 year old loves playing in most of the exhibits there - especially the orange grove and publix mock store. Great way to spend an afternoon!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

First time visit. Had our 6 & 7 year old grandchildren. The place is very small and many of the displays were in poor condition. It was very busy because of summer camp but we had a break while they were eating lunch. My grandkids spent a few minutes looking around at each area. Their favorite was the supermarket area.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We took our three grandkids (all under 5) to get them out of the sun for a day. Very inexpensive entertainment for hours of fun. Everything is hands-on. The kids especially liked the play grocery store, complete with kid sized carts and a beeping scanner checkout. Also the orange juice "processing plant." Great place for kids to use their energy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

If you're looking for something in Central Florida for your children to do inside (yet very active) this should be near the top of your list. And as a bonus you get to enjoy beautiful downtown Lakeland, a classy small city. The Explorations V staff continues to maintain a quality children's attraction. Parents and grandparents will have fun watching their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We've been annual pass holders for 2 years now (my son is almost 5 yrs old) and have seen lots of updates and improvements since then. Publix shopping area has had a complete remodel as well as the interactive fire truck! If your child has an imagination, they will have a blast! Best of all is the 10:30 am weekday... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Needs major help. Most interactive exhibits were broken or not fully functional. We spent an hour and were ready to leave. Went once - won't go again. Cheap entrance fee but still not worth the cost.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Exploration V is a neat place to bring your kids for fun learning activities. My son's favorite part is the downstairs citrus learning station where he can pick fake oranges off of the trees, collect them in a basket, and then climb up some stairs to put them in a huge "juicing machine" contraption the size of the whole room.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Very well done exploration museum for kids of all young ages. Two floors of activities. If it is raining, too hot to have the kids play outside, or if the kids are bored, this museum is a perfect treat. They do have annual passes and family plans. Not too expensive for a one time visit. Check out their web site... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We were given annual memberships as a gift (they're also offered at certain times of the year at a large discount on Groupon), and we come every week for the art program on Fridays. It's a great place for younger kids (though our 10 year old feels she's getting to old for it). The staff is always very nice. We... More 

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