• Premier Kite Dealer

    It's never to early to start thinking about kite season! With spring and summer just around the corner (hopefully) come on in and check out our great selection! We offer kites of all difficulty levels! We carry Prism, Skydog, and HQ Kites!

  • Create

    CREATE. Experience the joy of watching your children become little artists! Our arts and crafts selection is unparalleled. From pottery wheels and paint sets to stickers and coloring books, we have everything your child needs to become the next Van Gogh!

  • Discover

    DISCOVER how we make learning fun for teachers and parents alike! We offer a huge selection of educational toys and teaching supplies including books, maps, globes, blocks, and much more! Come in today and let us show you how to create a learn-and-play environment!

  • Explore

    EXPLORE science and discovery at Explorations in Duluth, MN! Enjoy the amazement in your children's eyes as they watch a butterfly take flight for the first time. Visit us today and check out rock tumblers, ant farms, butterfly gardens, telescopes, and dozens of other science toys!

  • Play

    PLAY! At Explorations in Duluth, we have all of your favorite toys and brands including Lego, K'Nex, Sesame Street, Melissa & Doug, and more! The best thing about our store? Your children can play while you shop! Come see us today!

  • Enjoy

    ENJOY the huge selection of games and puzzles at Explorations. We have games and puzzles for all ages and learning levels. Whether it's Uno for the kids, Apples to Apples for the family party, or a challenging game of chess, we've got you covered.

Teaching Aids

At Explorations, we have everything you need to turn a traditional lesson into an interactive, imaginative, exciting activity! From arts and crafts to classroom decorations, we have it all!

Top 25 Toys

The children have spoken! Click here to check out the Top 25 Toys at Explorations in Duluth, MN. Shopping just got that much easier!

Contact Us

Questions, directions, and more. Click here to send us a message, give us a call, or visit our store in Duluth today. We can't wait to work with you!

Explorations Toy Store | Duluth, MN
Much more than a toy store!

As an Educational Toy and Teaching store we strive to make learning fun for all ages.  You’ll find over 10,000 items in store, including developmental toys, games, puzzles, puppets, books, teaching aids, arts & crafts, and science products.

What makes Explorations different is the experience we offer:  free help shopping and picking out the perfect product, and a play area for the kids to test drive some toys featuring wooden trains, a kitchen, a doll house, a piano, and a game table.  Much of our product selection is unique to our specialty – hand-picked educational items that are sure to create excitement while exercising  both body and brain.

Major brands we carry include:

Melissa & Doug, Folkmanis Puppets, Schleich animals, Brio and  Thomas wooden trains, Thames & Kosmos science kits, Elenco electronics and engineering products, Smart Lab, Learning Resources hands on manipulatives, microscopes, telescopes, Usborne books, Workman publishing, Carson-Dellosa Publishing, Key Education & Special Ed., Scholastic, Creative Teaching Press,  Trend, School Zone, Spirograph, Tonka, Lego, K’nex, Lincoln Logs, Goldie Blox, Sands Alive, Magic Nuudles,  Fisher Price, Manhattan Toy, Schylling,  International Play Things, Mattel, Calico Critters, Sky Dog Kites, HQ kites, Prism sport kites, Magna-Tiles, Magformers, Fractiles,  Replogle Globes, Ravensburger puzzles,  Mindware, & more!

Visit us today in Duluth. We are excited to show you how to play!

  • Explorations Toy Store

    2322 Mountain Shadow Drive
    Duluth, MN 55811


    Call Us
    Phone:: (218) 722-1651

    Mon: 11:00AM-6:00PM
    Tue: 11:00AM-6:00PM
    Wed: 11:00AM-6:00PM
    Thu: 11:00AM-6:00PM
    Fri: 11:00AM-6:00PM
    Sat: 11:00AM-6:00PM
    Sun: 12:00PM-4:00PM