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Thanksgiving Week Hours


We are open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday from 10-5 and Sunday from 1-5.  We will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy a day with family and friends. For those of you who don’t want to fight the crowds on Black Friday, get out of the house with a visit to the Explorium!

Thinking about holiday gifts?  We can help!

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A membership to the Explorium is a great gift of    family fun!  Call us today at 258-3253 to get this    special gift for your friends, neighbors, or loved  ones.

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We also have a great supply of stocking stuffers.  We’ve got all sorts of great gifts for the holidays and lots of stocking stuffers! Who wouldn’t want to excavate dinosaurs, explore rocks and fossils, enjoy astronaut ice cream, have their own 6′ plush snake, and so much more!



Does your child have a winter  birthday? Book your party at the  Explorium now!  Call us at 859-258-  3253 to check availability. Hurry, we    book up fast!


School Day Out Camps

Don’t let school days out sneak up on you!  Here’s our camp schedule:

December 21-23 – If You Build It – Learn about engineering and build some cool buildings

December 28-Jan 1 – X Marks the Spot – Yo Ho Ho, it’s time for pirate camp

January 18 – Electrify Your Mind – See mind boggling electrical demonostrations and create your own circuits

February 15 – Reuse, Reduce, Create – Create all sorts of things from everyday objects usually considered trash

March 18 – Museum Mysteries – Sharpen your detective skills, there’s a crime to solve

March 28-April 1 – Dinosaurs Galore – Learn about dinosaurs with different age appropriate activities (come for one day or the whole week)

April 8 – Earth, Wind, Water – Learn about the different seasons and do some “cool” exhibits and play some “hot games”

May 17 – Beach Party – Get ready for summer break and play some fun beach games

Check our our camp offerings by clicking the donate now button and selecting events.  Don’t miss the fun!

Snow Day Camps – the Explorium generally offers snow day camps from 8:30-5:30 on Fayette County snow days. We’ll announce snow day camps on our website and our facebook page. After 8:30, you can check with our office at 859-258-3253 to verify that we are having the snow day camps. These camps are drop-off, no reservations required. Snow day camps are $40 for the day ($35 for members) or $20 ($17.50 for members) for half day.


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Explorium of Lexington is a not-for-profit organization, 501(c)3 and is funded in part by:
Kentucky Arts Council

The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, supports the Explorium with state tax dollars and federal funding
from the National Endowment for the Arts.


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