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Imagination Station

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Address: 1 Discovery Way, Toledo, OH
Phone Number: +1 419-244-2674
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Make Imagination Station, Toledo's Science Center, your family's...
Make Imagination Station, Toledo's Science Center, your family's destination. In addition to your favorite exhibits and attractions, we always have something new. In 2014, a new simulator film, Over the Edge!, joined the High Wire Cycle, the BOYO, the Gravity Room, eight Learning Worlds and hundreds of interactive exhibits, activities and demonstrations!
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Lots to do for everyone

It has been forever since we went to what was then COSI. So we visited the Imagination Station just to see what it was like. There was lots to do and very entertaining. The place... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Patsy_Toledo
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Toledo, Ohio
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Toledo, Ohio
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157 reviews 157 reviews
28 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

It has been forever since we went to what was then COSI. So we visited the Imagination Station just to see what it was like. There was lots to do and very entertaining. The place was clean and well kept up. We ate in the restaurant and the food is very good. There didn't seem to be a lot of... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Visited the Imagination Station to take the kids to the dinosaur exhibit, as always, this place is a great way to spend the day, and get the kids' minds working, but the dinosaur exhibit....a little disappointing for the price. Although the exhibit itself was put together nicely, I expected a LOT more for the added entry fee. The advertising for... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Both my teen and 7 year old found lots of interesting things to do. Great family day. Neat water area and younger kids area for the under 6 set.

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Toledo, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

visited the Titanic exhibit there. wonderful experience. Imagination Station (formerly the Center of Science and Industry (COSI)) is a non-profit, hands-on science museum located on the riverfront in downtown Toledo, Ohio. The facility has over 300 exhibits for "children of all ages."

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Findlay, Ohio
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This was the first time I had visited the Imagination Station since it changed from COSI. I remember COSI being so fun and interactive, and Imagination Station seemed to be even better. I love all the different activities there are that you can learn from as well. I definitely had fun!

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Lake Orion, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This was one of the best children's museums we have been too. There was plenty to do for a 6 and 8 year old for 3 hours (and some stuff is only for older kids/adults). And it's free for teachers! Highly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I have an almost 2 year old who is mesmerized by everything. This place was fun, but we quickly found that we had visited everything there was to do. Also there were several buckets surrounding the place collecting water that was leaking from the roof into the children's play area, I am not sure that is sanitary if the kids... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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374 reviews 374 reviews
150 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Cosi suffered from lack of attention big time. . This is a fun get away for the family. . City property tax funded so I don't go as often as I used to. .. it's missing " the magic " of let's say the children's museum of Indianapolis but the fun factor still shines thru

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Wyandotte, Michigan
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101 reviews 101 reviews
38 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is a great place for kids! I don't have any, but was there with my friends and their little ones. I can't wait to take my nieces and nephew back -- so much to learn and do! Also very interesting special exhibits. Well worth the admission.

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Flat Rock
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Loved the place. Lots of activities, friendly staff and prices were good. Went with my husband and loved checking out all the exhibits.

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