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“Fun for older kids” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Imaginarium Discovery Center

Imaginarium Discovery Center
Anchorage Museum, 625 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99501 (Downtown)
(907) 929-9200
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Ranked #14 of 87 Attractions in Anchorage
Type: Science Museums, Museums
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Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Fun for older kids”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

The older children seemed to really enjoy themselves here. I have a 16 month old who was not too interested in many of the science experiments. There was a place for her to play with things to climb on, an area to play in the water, and blocks and those types of toys to play with. Overall there were too many employees standing guard to tell you what you were and were not allowed to do that it made me nervous. I'm sure they're there to ensure safety and damage control, but it's a place for children to explore and parents should be expected to do the reprimanding.

Visited July 2012
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Anchorage, Alaska
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great experience for kids AND adults”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

Another great thing to do downtown on a rainy day. The hands-on approach makes it great for grandparents to take grandkids to, as well.

Visited March 2012
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Williamsburg, Iowa
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Fun, fun, fun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

We had a great time in this hands-on science center. There was such a wide variety of things to experience and experiment with! It was a bit crowded, but overall fantastic.

Visited July 2012
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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“Science museum”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012 via mobile

Museum was boring but I really enjoyed this science museum. There is a planetarium, cafe and a large gift shop there. It is a good place to learn the history and culture of alaska

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Anchorage, Alaska
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8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Create Human Size Bubbles,Test Physics, Astronomy, Hands On Learning”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Many different experiments that children of all ages (plus adults) can play with. See your own hot and cool zones with the image of your body thermograpically! Electricity, Momentum, tidal displays. This is one the the best 1/2 days in Anchorage! Don't get so caught up that you forget to play with the kids! High Tech, well thought out ,fabulous!

Visited June 2012
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