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10/13/2020 Member News

Great Explorations Children's Museum to Host Halloween Hooplah

St. Petersburg, Fla. (October 13, 2020) — Boos and ghouls, get your costumes ready— Great Explorations Children's Museum is hosting a safe and spooktacular Halloween Hooplah! Join Great Explorations for exciting fall festivities during this new family-friendly event. Great Explorations' Halloween Hooplah will take place on Saturday, October 31st, from 9-11 a.m., 12-2 p.m., and 3-5 p.m. at the children's museum.

Families can get in the slightly spooky spirit while participating in fall-themed activities, including a monster dance party, creepy crafts, and more! Don't miss the opportunity to explore a mini hay bale maze, too. Activities like a pumpkin pick-and-paint project will also be available as take-home projects to keep the Halloween fun going at home. Families are encouraged to dress in costume. 

"We're thrilled to offer a fun, safe, and memorable Halloween experience for families in our community," said Angeline Howell, CEO of Great Explorations Children's Museum. 

Great Explorations' Halloween Hooplah event will provide families an opportunity to safely enjoy seasonal festivities. The children's museum is limiting capacity, providing health screenings, requiring face masks for guests over age 5, and sanitizing spaces and handhelds frequently, including deep cleanings between each play session. Learn about Great Explorations Children's Museum's health and safety measures at

Tickets to Halloween Hooplah are available at Tickets are $10 per person for Great Explorations members and $15 per person for non-members. Admission to Great Explorations is always free for children less than one year. Limited tickets are available; advance registration is required.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available, starting at just $50. To learn how you can get involved, please visit

For more information regarding Great Explorations Children's Museum, please call (727) 821–8992 or visit

Media Contact:
Madeline Stone, Marketing & PR Manager, Great Explorations Children's Museum
(727) 821-8992 |

About Great Explorations Children's Museum:

Great Explorations Children’s Museum has served the children and families of the Tampa Bay area since 1987. Designed for children 10 and under, the 23,000 square foot museum is filled with exhibits and activities to stimulate learning through creativity, play, and exploration. This AAM–Accredited children’s museum also offers a national award-winning preschool, camps, field trips, and community outreach programs.  

Location: 1925 4th Street North, St. Petersburg, Florida 33704 

Hours:  Adjusted Hours: Monday – Friday 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday* – Sunday* 9-11 a.m., 12-2 p.m., and 3-5 p.m. (*When private sessions are not reserved)

Admission: Museum admission is free for children under 1 year, $12 for ages 1 to 54 years, and $11 for ages 55 and up. Admission is always free for museum members.