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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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Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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25 reviews
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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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66 reviews
25 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 The movie was boring & outdated.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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331 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 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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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 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
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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117 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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36 reviews
12 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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Sagamore Hills, Ohio
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71 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

If you've got kids in tow or grandkids back home - you'll find a souvenir for them here. Shells, rocks, and sponges galore.

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New Port Richey, Florida
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58 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We brought some out of town guests out to Tarpon Springs for eats and shopping. The attention my guests received at this location was awesome and buying the sponge items and lotions. I had to get the out of there, but they had fun. Don't be con'd by the sponge dealers in the street you need good quality sponges to... More 

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Address: 510 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs, Tarpon Springs, FL
Phone Number: 727/943-9498
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tarpon Springs

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