• For a limited time we will be doing a closing sale until our merchandise is gone.

    After over 30 years in business serving the Twin Ports area EXPLORATIONS is CLOSING. We would like to thank all our customers who have supported us for so many years! It has been a pleasure to serve our friends in the Twin Ports area and we will miss you!

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!

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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