By Times staff writer
© St. Petersburg Times, published December 7, 2000
Great Explorations (The Pier), 800 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg, a hands-on museum with exhibits that include the pitch-black Touch Tunnel 2. Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. Admission: $4 ages 3-55, children under 3 admitted free, $2 senior citizens. Call 821-8992. Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N, Largo, is a 21-acre park with 22 historical structures that reflect the turn-of-the-century lifestyles of Pinellas pioneers. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Sat., 1-4 p.m. Sun. Admission: free, donations accepted. Call 582-2123. Medieval Brass Rubbing Center and Museum, 822 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs: Hands-on museum. Permanent collection of over 150 commemorative brass facsimiles and gallery. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission free. Call 934-6760.
St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. Admission $5 adults, $4 senior citizens (ages 62 and older), $2 ages 7-17. Free age 6 and younger. Call 894-1052.
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