FAQ

Fun Factoid:
The Roman numeral “V” in our name represents your 5 Senses!

Fun Factoid:
The name of the huge dragon hovering over the entranceway of the Museum is called DOT because she was named by the children, “Dragon Of Toys!”

Fun Factoid:
The Museum opened in 1991!    

Fun Factoid:
The country’s first Children’s Museum was the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, founded in 1899!

Fun Factoid:
Explorations V is the only Children’s Museum in Polk County!

Fun Factoid:
Thousands of children have celebrated their birthday at Explorations V and placed their handprint on our party room walls.  It’s time to add your handprint!      

Fun Factoid:
Over 1,100 Museum Member Households have saved money by purchasing and enjoying a Museum Membership!

Fun Factoid:
It costs the Museum over $14/visitor to operate, yet admission fees are held to an affordable price and Museum board and staff must make up the difference through donations, grants and fundraising.

Fun Factoid:
The current Museum, housed in the historic Kress Building, is 6 times the size of the former Museum.

Fun Factoid:
The Museum now has a bus! For pickup for after-school prpograms, field trips and much more!