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Address: 440 W. Short Street, Lexington, KY 40507 (Formerly Lexington Children's Museum)
Phone Number: +1 859-258-3253
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Here's a museum where you can touch and play with everything! Explorium of...
Here's a museum where you can touch and play with everything! Explorium of Lexington is a fun and dynamic hands-on learning environment that inspires imagination and curiosity for kids of all ages. Open Tuesday - Saturday from 10AM to 5PM and Sundays from 1 to 5PM. Open Mondays from Memorial Day - Labor Day 10-5. Admission is $8 per person.
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In need of repair

This was not my first visit here. My son is now 6 and although he enjoys most of the attractions, he seemed to notice, too that some things were broken and in need of repair. The... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Frankfort, Kentucky
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Lexington, Kentucky
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Not worth the money! 32.00 for a family of 4. We were there about an hour and a half. The exibits were really old, and torn up. No place to park was another downside. It just wasn't worth seeing. Maybe if it was a free place to visit, but not worth paying for.

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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109 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This was not my first visit here. My son is now 6 and although he enjoys most of the attractions, he seemed to notice, too that some things were broken and in need of repair. The water run with dam was broken but still up for kids to play. The Jeep ride on had broken off pieces and was designed... More 

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Georgetown
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We visited on July 8th and it was a rainy day. Thought it would be an opportunity to do something inside during the summer. I took my son-5, nephew-7, and my niece-2.5. They did enjoy it and worked up an appetite but the bubble portion was barely that. Couldn't get anything to actually make a bubble. Most of the things... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

It's super fun the first time you go. I'd really like to see them add new stuff, it seems it's had the same exhibits for years.

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Cincinnati, OH
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Yes, some of the exhibits could use a paint job, but the little ones did not notice because they were having so much fun running around this very very interactive play place. There were so many different types of things that each of my grandkids had a great time - 2 yr old boy, 2 yr old girl, 4 year... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We spent Memorial Day at the Explorium of Lexington and had a great time. My two year old loved the new Farm to Table exhibit, especially "feeding" the chickens and playing in the water exhibits. My five year old spent at least 30 minutes seeing patients at the Veterinary clinic. It is really nice to let them touch and look... More 

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Covington, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We were passing through on our way back to Ohio and were looking for something fun to do,with our 5 & 2 year olds. I think this place was probably really nice years ago but it seems forgotten. So many displays were broken down or missing pieces. Water tables didn't work properly, the bubble room needed cleaning and someone tending... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I was really looking forward to taking my kids here. They are 1 and 2years old. I always had a blast here as a child. However, I was very disappointed. First off, it cost our family of four almost $40 to get in. Knowing good and well that my 1 year old wouldn't do much I was disappointed I had... More 

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McDowell, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I visited here with three kids--two age eight and one age ten. They really seemed to enjoy it. The arts and craft lady was super nice to the kids and they enjoyed making their craft. I would venture a guess though that in a couple of years the activities would be too young for them. It was new though and... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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47 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We visited on a rainy day to spend the afternoon doing something fun however it was a lot of work to entertain our little guy. The first floor is quite baby focused - we then went upstairs and they had some bugs and blocks and a few dinosaur statues. We didn't spend much time here just because it was boring.... More 

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