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Address: 510 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs, Tarpon Springs, FL
Phone Number: 727/943-9498
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Activities: Dining, Drinking
Description: This attraction features Greek sponge divers, Greek food and fun.

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We did an impromptu visit for a cruise and dinner. The children had a ball exploring Anclote Island. Sand dollars, sea shells, and sea sponges! Relaxing time had by all.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
Mercedesrollingon
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Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The Spongeroma is kind of hidden behind a restaurant . It is a cool refuge from the humid heat and the ladies have a friendly greeting, when you enter. As the name implies, the business is mostly about souvenirs having to do with sponges of all sizes and kinds. There is a movie about the Sponge fishing industry, and a... More 

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Cape Canaveral
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110 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This place need a total revamp to even be an attraction... it is very sad and old. But there is a small gift shop. We did it because I really did want to know the history of the sponge diving.

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Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We did an impromptu visit for a cruise and dinner. The children had a ball exploring Anclote Island. Sand dollars, sea shells, and sea sponges! Relaxing time had by all.

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Orlando, Florida
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69 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I think Spongeorama NEEDS to update their 1960's film of sponge diving. The movie was boring & outdated. Other than that, still go check them out and take a pic out front with their sponge diving helmet "Tarpon Springs" prop! It was really cool & loved playing the tourist!!!!!

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Bradenton, Florida
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340 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My wife and I stopped here, watched the movie in the museum, looked at the displays and bought a sponge. Very interesting how the whole process works. Displays are in need of restoration!

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Longwood, Florida
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39 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

just a great museum and gift shop ---so many many items reasonable priced -something to interest anyone -----clerk was pleasant and made us feel at home--didnt rush us and was very friendly

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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Fun experience. Local divers bring the sponges up...local shells. Can get lots of local information on the area. Good place to ask about the area and where to go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

During our Florida adventure we decided to take the Spongeorama 2 hour cruise! We had a great time, very friendly staff! We loaded the boat, cruised 4 miles out into the Gulf. On the way we saw Dolphins and Ospreys. Once we got to the gulf we stopped on a island and they gave us bags and 30 minutes to... More 

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Homosassa, Florida
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122 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The gift shop seemed dark, old dirty. The museum was dark, outdated and small. I did not see the movie. The cruise was over priced. It was supposed to start at 2:30, but did not start til 3:15. They had overpriced drinks on the boat. The passengers were expressly told when to return to the boat when we were at... More 

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39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Its an interesting place with many different sponges on sale. There is also a separate room where they show a video which tells the story of collecting and manufacturing the sponges. You can also walk around the exhibition which we thought was very interesting and informative.

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