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440 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507-1206
+1 859-258-3253
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Small Museum

This is obviously an older and smaller museum for children. It could definitely use some updates... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
Jac G
Detroit, Michigan
Watch you kids

Great science museum with lots of hands on exibits. Better for children age 4-10. Keep your eyes... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
Nancy P
Lexington, Kentucky
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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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  • Average21%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible10%
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440 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507-1206
+1 859-258-3253
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

This is obviously an older and smaller museum for children. It could definitely use some updates. That being said, it was really entertaining for my 2 year old. She had a great time. I wouldn't think that kids older than 5 would really get a...More

Thank Jac G
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Great science museum with lots of hands on exibits. Better for children age 4-10. Keep your eyes on them as there is much to be distracted by. A real nightmare when large groups are visiting. They allow 4-5 groups of daycare and school children in...More

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 7 February 2017

If this children museum desires to impact young peoples lives and cognitive development they need to work with partners to update rundown exhibits and add new exhibits.

1  Thank terry1289
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Lots to do and see. There is science, art, cultural experiences for all ages. I love to go with or without my kids...who started going to the Explorium almost 20 years ago :)

Thank Melodee P
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We had guest visiting from out of town and thought this would be a great place to take their 7 year old son. Upon our arrival we were never greeted or told to have a good time or given any directions about the Explorium. There...More

6  Thank Flynstigator
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my family visited the Explorium in Lexington, KY at Victorian Square in September 2016. I was very disappointed in this visit. This is our 3rd time at this facility. There were many exhibits that did not work. The Bubble Room had no working...More

3  Thank pammyfluffy
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We took our 2 year old grandson as part of his birthday. He had a great time. Liked milking the cow. The bank vault . The 2-3 year old play area and the bubble room. Other reviews have mentioned the cleanliness but as it could...More

Thank william f
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My daughter and nephew had a blast here! I hadn't been since I was a child, and unfortunately, there were still several things from my childhood and they weren't very clean. However, there were some new things, and the kids loved it! Great interactive stations...More

Thank Hannah R
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We spent 2 hours (Mom and 11, 8 and 2 yr. sons). The older two loved exploring and helping their young brother. They also enjoyed exhibits like the rock wall, horses and the water table dam area. We had a few hours to spend in...More

Thank SmithFamilyof6
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I've enjoyed the Explorium since I was a child. I took my two boys there yesterday and they had a blast but I was really disappointed in the condition of a lot of the exhibits. Some of the things I wouldn't let them touch because...More

1  Thank shanna k
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3 November 2016|
Response from william f | Reviewed this property |
explorium is in downtown Lexington. from I 75 looks like a 30 minute drive depending on traffic. I am not from Lexington so I am not sure about best route