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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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Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Have taken the family many times , We are not disapointed ...

Every time we go we discover something different , the interactive displays are fun and educational . The I max Rocks , great way to see movies .. Highly recommend spending at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Every time we go we discover something different , the interactive displays are fun and educational . The I max Rocks , great way to see movies .. Highly recommend spending at least 4 hours enjoying this great place .

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Massapequa, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I WISH we had something like this where I live. My child would be entertained for hours at the ImaginOn. Not just a library!! There are exhibits, computers, i-pads, games, things to climb on... I could go on and on. We are so glad we took our 3 year old here.. he loved the Clifford exhibit, the trolley and the... More 

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Chicago, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Great library. I was surprised at how much there was for little ones. I understand Discovery Place has a lot, but this is free and kids 5 and younger would be just as happy here plus if you are a resident you can check out books/DVDs and return to any Charlotte Meck libraryy. My kids played for hours. Parking Garage... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Super good to watch how things work. It gives one an advance advantage as to what to expect for anyone _ be them as adults or children.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My family and I have visited these theaters on several ocassions and consider it one of the major cultural attractions of Charlotte. Whether you go once for a special ocassion or multiple times, your children will love the experience of seeing their favorite books come to life on stage.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We visited ImagiOn on a tour of Charlotte we took with Tour Charlotte. This was a place where a kid could really be a kid. I was just awe inspired about how much a library could offer

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This place is incredible. It's unlike any library I've ever seen! We went there while waiting for some friends to join us at Discovery Place that's just a few blocks away. My kids (ages 2 and 5) played in the Clifford exhibit and the trolley area with much enthusiasm. They loved it there; there was just much for them to... More 

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Cornelius, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Always a fun trip!!! LOVE the plays there - we try to see as many as we can. Staff has always been nice.

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White Lake, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Took my one year old granddaughter to ImaginOn for the Clifford exhibit and was very surprised at the size of the complex and the amount of activities for children of ALL ages! I noticed that they had day programs going on and also have an attached theatre with summer camps running. Also considered a library books are located by age... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Plenty of interactive things to keep the kids entertained and for which they can use their imagination. The puppet show and iPads were a big hit. We will frequent the Imaginon this summer!

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Additional Information about ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Address: 300 East Seventh St, Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone Number: (704) 416-4600
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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