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Imaginarium Discovery Center

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Address: Anchorage Museum, 625 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone Number: (907) 929-9200

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Excellent for little and us Big Kids.

What a place to learn science, building and just plain having fun. Many things to do there and all are hands on and fascinating for the old and young alike. Well worth the visit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Anchorage, Alaska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

What a place to learn science, building and just plain having fun. Many things to do there and all are hands on and fascinating for the old and young alike. Well worth the visit. While your at it one of the best museums to browse Alaskan artifacts and art. Memberships single or family available. One of my favorite places for... More 

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Chugiak, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Great place to go in the winter when it's cold outside. There are not only amazing science experiments and animals for them to see, but also some gross motor equipment for getting out the wiggles. Definitely a must do with kiddos!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My kids faces lit up when they saw all the awesome interactive exhibits in the Imaginarium. My daughter was enthralled with the "jumping" video and my son loved the volcano and the big bubble. We could have stayed for hours more.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Take the time to play with every exhibit. You will walk away with a wealth of science and physics knowledge! This place is fascinating. And don't miss the exhibit about passenger pigeons just outside the Imaginarium.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We had a great time here. Thought we would only be here for about an hour but we had too much fun to leave so quickly. We probably spent the most time playing in the bubble room. We worked very hard to perfect our techniques so we could envelop ourselves inside of a bubble. We also had a great time... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

As a former science teacher I vote this a plus for any family,wanting to expand the mind of children and yes even adults. This complex in the Anchorage Museum offers a variety of learning experiences. It will be easy to supervise your children since ther is open spaces. My 3 1/2 yr old grandchild found many things to explore and... More 

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

It was well thought out with many points of interest for our children, it was stylish and attractive, highly interactive and educational.Most importantly, it was cooler and more fun than all the other imaginariums we've been to. Amazing that it is in a little city like Anchorage.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This place is amazing! All kids big ones and small ones and quite large and old ones would have a fantastic time here. You should bring your children here. They will learn things and have fun doing it! All kinds of experiments! Just plain fun. Take the kids and "test" all the things yourself! you will be glad you did!

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

There was plenty to keep our 23 month old and 4 year old grandsons busy for about 90 minutes. We were impressed! Looked like there were lots of activities for older children also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I took some of my students here during Christmas break, they had a blast. the establishment was very kid friendly and courteous and accommodating to my students

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