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Imaginarium Discovery Center

Anchorage Museum, 625 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99501 (Downtown)
(907) 929-9200
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Ranked #19 of 102 Attractions in Anchorage
Type: Science Museums
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

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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Corpus Christi, Texas
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79 reviews 79 reviews
25 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The Imaginarium has been around since I was a kid in the 80's I believe. In that time, it has expanded and moved location to gain more space and add more attractions. There are a ton of fun and interactive activities that teach kids about everything from math, to physics, to animals, to history. There is a great toddlers area... More

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Fort Carson, Colorado
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80 reviews 80 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Our boys enjoy it as well & the rest of the children; nothing big but good enough for even adults to some fun. One hour would be more than enough.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I'll keep this simple. If you're in Anchorage don't miss this especially if you have children of any age. Lots of interesting and fascinating stuff. The rest of the museum is great too!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I saw just as many adults playing as kids, it was nice that they had a planetarium too. I thought having an area for toddlers brilliant.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This place is like a dream for children. There are so many things for them to do. And I love that so much of it is educational and displayed in such a way that the children can actually learn something. For example, the giant bubbles that teach about water tension. Amazing! My little one who is an iPad addict can... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Great place for the kids to spend hours to explore science and enjoy themselves. Parents can take some rest.

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Heber Springs, Arkansas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The Imaginarium is part of the Anchorage Museum and my teen boys loved it. Hands-on, fun science. Reasonably priced. The ticket to Anchorage Museum covers admission into the Imaginarium as well.

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Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

That's the most helpful thing I can tell you. The Imaginarium is inside the Anchorage Museum. It was never really clear from my guidebooks and the internet that it was physically in the Museum-- you pay the Museum entrance fee and then make your way to the Imaginarium section. My two kids are approximately 6 years old and we spent... More

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