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Tommy Bartlett Exploratory

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Address: 560 Wisconsin Dells Parkway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
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+1 608-254-2525
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Visitors can journey through the original Russian MIR space station, as...

Visitors can journey through the original Russian MIR space station, as well as other exhibits.

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Good for young children

We miss the robots! That being said, this is a fun place for families with children 10 and under. Some of the activities were not working properly, but for the most part is was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 December 2016
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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a blast with the famiy...all ages. Something for everyone and even tried to conquer my fears of height!!! I think I did. HA!

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Nekoosa, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family always enjoys going to the exploratory. There isn't much change in the place over the years but since it is activities to do it is still fun to come and redo things you've done before!

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Thank schoolgirls2
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We miss the robots! That being said, this is a fun place for families with children 10 and under. Some of the activities were not working properly, but for the most part is was very good.

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Thank Mamajkp
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Not much has changed about this place since I visited in the 90s, but bringing my kids here was nostalgic and they loved it! Very hands on science lessons, experiments, and games. R2D2 welcomes you and introduces you to exploring. Entertaining throughout 4 sections. Coolest thing was lifting an SUV at the end and riding a bike across a high... More 

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Thank Kelly S
Iowa
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

My husband and I went for our honeymoon and were lucky enough to be all alone when we went through as it was an offseason. We had so much fun playing around with all of the different exhibits. Had it been full of little kids running around I don't think we would have liked it as much. Not sure we... More 

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Hurley, Wisconsin
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385 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We stopped here with our kids, not knowing what to expect and it was very difficult to get them to leave. There are so many things to see. We will be back to check out all of the cool things!

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Thank DonandLisaFromUSA
New Prague, Minnesota, United States
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Loved all the hands on things to do!!! My son didn't want to go, once we got there it was hard to get him out.

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Thank Tricia M
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Had alot of fun. Even our 13 yr old enjoyed it. We spent over 2 hrs in there. There is something to do for all ages. * Buffalo Bills presented us a 20% off coupon with our dinner the night before*

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Thank Tarebear6464
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We took our kids in June since both Ryan and I remember loving this place when we were kids; what a huge disappointment. We love our kids engaging in science but this was lame. Lots of choices in the dells use your money wisely and go somewhere else.

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Thank jmbaertsch
New Lisbon, Wisconsin
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123 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very large amount of things that you can interact with. Set up for kids but is also good for the adults

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Thank Mark J

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