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ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

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Address: 300 East Seventh St, Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone Number: (704) 416-4600
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Went to see The Cat in the Hat

Cat in the hat was good... The audio and lights system was great... Good set up for a play... Only gripe was metal bars in balcony that don't leave an adult with much leg room. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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GASTONIA
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69 reviews 69 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Cat in the hat was good... The audio and lights system was great... Good set up for a play... Only gripe was metal bars in balcony that don't leave an adult with much leg room. I definitely will come back to see another play.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is the best library I have ever seen. We didn't stay long but my goodness my son had a ball walking & exploring the building.

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I go here once or twice a year with my daughter and grandchildren. The plays that they put on are imaginative, colorful, engaging and age appropriate. I love exposing the children to theater at a young age so that they learn about this medium of culture. They also learn to sit and behave so the when it is time to... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

It is essentially a children's library...but with all of the puzzles, activity and craft tables, building block station, and story time - the place is a great way for kids to spend hours entertaining themselves in an educational way. We are in Charlotte for 2 weeks and def plan on coming back during our stay. I have a 3 yr... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We took our little grandsons here and they loved it. There was a book reading/play and they both loved the production and they even received free books.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Fun for all ages and books to check out to!!! Teen section separate from younger readers. Great for the whole family. A must for Architectural tourists. So much to see, do, touch and interact with.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

After visiting the Levine Museum of the New South we walked over to Imaginon. It is a free children's library. But not just a library. There is the usual story telling and books, but also puppet shows, and a large play area for the kids. Last Sunday of the month includes Therapy Dogs. This is the best childrens Library I've... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We went to ImagineOn with 9 year old and 6 year old. There are not many activities for children but enough for them to spend two hours. Most of the time, they played on iPad offered at the facility.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

My 4 years old daughter liked this place. The story time was amazing. We also attended a show in the theater. it was good and funny.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Went here on a outing for the holidays and decided to see "Scrooge" and I'm so glad I did! Everything was fantastic from "will call", seating, through the entire play..,the actors- both children and adults were extremely talented and the entire production was top notch! A good, inexpensive treat to take in a play here! Will go again!

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