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Wonderful kids zone

Great place for a rainy day! Very nice staff and love the idea of using such space. Makes a great... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
Lumberton, North Carolina
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Wonderful place for kids!

Exploration Station is a fantastic place for young children to play and learn. Great, colorful... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2017
Mary M
Lumberton, North Carolina
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Jan 22, 2018
“Wonderful kids zone”
Aug 26, 2017
Exploration Station is a Children's Museum that hosts several interactive, imaginative learning exhibits for children.
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104 N Chestnut St, Lumberton, NC 28358-5640
+1 910-738-1114
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Great place for a rainy day! Very nice staff and love the idea of using such space. Makes a great birthday party spot

Thank jillwT6572IU
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

It's not bad but certainly not exciting. Staff seems very nice but equipment is a little lack luster and seems like a collection of hand me downs. We are members of marbles in Raleigh and this was discounted due to our membership. We will probably...More

Thank Rich M
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Exploration Station is a fantastic place for young children to play and learn. Great, colorful exhibits that are hands on. Friendly staff. The exhibits stimulate creative play.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed January 5, 2017

This place is great for kids, get a membership, its cheap and it lasts all year. My daughter loves this place, they also have free wifi, lots of events and very clean and safe.

Thank Ryan B
Reviewed August 22, 2016

This an excellent resource for youngsters. There are interactive educational settings for farms, manufacturing, medical/dental offices, banks, and climb-on constructions for a pirate ship, playground, and much more. Adults will get a smile on their faces, too.

Thank Colino70
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

I've been bringing my daughter here for a while. We had her 1st birthday and 4th birthday parties here. She loved it at both ages. There are tons of things to do that heighten her curiosity and engage her in learning new things. Her favorite...More

Thank 632latoyam
Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

We were traveling from Charleston to Durham with a 10 month old. Thought we would stop for a drink half way and stretch our legs. Looking for a place she would enjoy we stumbled upon this children's museum. It was free for children under 12...More

Thank 810kristink
Reviewed May 18, 2016

good place to take your child.my granddaughter really loved this.gave us some good bonding time.to this day she still talks about our trip

Thank coveyofdoves
Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Great children's museum; friendly staff; budget friendly; plenty of parking; easy to get too; new exhibits; must visit

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed March 23, 2016

The museum has something for everyone with an emphasis on young children. The hands-on display keeps the interest of children.

Thank James M
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June 16, 2015|
Response from Kari M | Property representative |
Yes! Exploration Station is still open! Our new contact information should be updated very shortly on tripadvisor. Our current hours are: Monday-Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Friday: 10 a.m.-7... More