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Address: 510 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3128
Phone Number: 727/943-9498
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This attraction features Greek sponge divers, Greek food and fun.

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Nice place to visit

I didn't really care for the shelling excursion. Not enough time on the barrier island to shell and explore (30 Min).

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Twilson254
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Danville, Indiana
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Danville, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I didn't really care for the shelling excursion. Not enough time on the barrier island to shell and explore (30 Min).

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Thank Twilson254
Waukesha
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sponge lady is so helpful and informative. The sponges are a bit pricy but are incredible. 2nd time I've been there for sponges I look at the other places and they just aren't the same quality.

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Thank Hildy N
St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great little history museum and video on site. Not to mention the authentic souvenirs. Very friendly staff ready to help you find what you are looking for.

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Thank Christine C
Roseville, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I called to reserve our tickets 24 hours in advance. I was told the cruise would be at 12:30. When we got there, we were told it was not until 3:00 because the boat was getting new engines (they didn't know this the day before?) So we decided to hang out around town, have lunch. About 3:10 it was announced... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Informative movie. Makes the trip pertinent and makes it stand out from the haze of touristy stops. We watched the movie and walked through the museum display in dire need of updates. We made a few purchases including finger sponges because apparently our aquarium was too bare according to the kids. Loved the Florida history, would be great if it... More 

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Oak Ridge,TN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Museum that hasn't been updated since at least the 60's or 70's. It's a neat place to the learn how the divers get the sponges off the rock. They also show a movie about the history of sponges. There is a lady that works there that explains the benefits of real sponges an shows you how they hold water an... More 

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in to buy some sponges...very quaint little shop...had some ancient dioramas on display in the museum. Some glass cleaning on those would be a nice change, but no matter. We got a good price on sponges, and they are nice in the shower...

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Thank Thomas S
Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever we have company from out of town, we take them to Tarpon Springs and a mandatory stop here. They have an old movie I think from the 1960's, and it is just so fun. It tells the story of the sponge divers and you do learn a lot. It is such an old school place. Their museum looks like... More 

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chattanooga, tn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went here based on reviews and I am so glad we tried it out. I do agree that the people outside are a little pushy but ultimately you decide what you want to do. The parking is $3.00 for the day. We walked through all of the shops and bought soaps, sponges and plants. Such a neat place to... More 

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Orlando, Fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

took a nice trip to Anclote island, did some shelling on the ride bACK WE SAW ABOUT 6 DOLPHINS. HAD FUN AND A NICE BREEZE TO COOL OFF

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