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“Ok rainy day attraction...but bring sanitizer!”
Review of Imagination Place

Imagination Place
Ranked #4 of 23 things to do in Gadsden
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Owner description: Imagination Place is designed primarily for children ages 2 through 10, The kids will delight in exploring KidsTown USA where everything is pint sized. Downstairs is a medical clinic, grocery store, construction pit and more. You can even hop in the back of the Red Cross ERV (emergency response vehicle) and make a disaster relief meal.Upstairs you can enjoy the turtle hospital featuring Madonna and Yoko our two Russian tortoises, then visit the farm. Next you'll be able to slide back down to the first floor through the tree house fort.We believe children learn through play and hope you'll visit us at Imagination Place Children's Museum where we're play unplugged!
Reviewed March 29, 2014

We took our very young son (<2) and admission was $6 each for adults and free for our son. As far as a cheap thing to do on a rainy day, it's ok. It is set up like a miniature town with a doctor office, train station, construction site, grocery store, etc. The quality of the exhibits is not up to par with other children's museums in Birmingham, Chattanooga, etc. This is more of just a place to let them go and play. Our kid had a blast and didn't want to leave...but we couldn't wait because MAN everything was so dirty!! Also there were a few things I would have done differently safety wise. For example the tots' train set is less than 10 feet from a flight of stairs and there were fake train tracks set into the floor which didn't appear to be much more than a great opportunity to trip and hurt yourself. Overall it was ok for the price and something different to do, but we probably won't be back due to the cleanliness issues.

4  Thank jsu2780m
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Reviewed October 21, 2013

Easy and fun for the kids, they love the play ground. More for kids under 10 and the have the museum for the older ones.

Thank Daytonfam
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Reviewed June 5, 2013

I had friends visiting from out of town & we thought we would check this out with the kids. No staff at the entrance so we just walked in. It is set up like a little town. Toys in each of the "buildings" were filthy. Smelled musty and we did not see a staff member the entire 45 minutes we were there. So I guess we got what we paid for since no one was there to collect our entrance fee.

3  Thank MarBer1971
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Our second grade and then later our kindergarten classes both had field trips to The Imagination Place in Gadsden, AL. They had age appropriate activities for both grades. The staff was very organized and the children had fun!
It would also be a great place to take the kiddos for a summer outing, since it's all inside - you can beat the heat for little money and have a fantastic time!
There is a restaurant connected - The Courtyard Cafe, which looked amazing....fried green tomatoes, mac & cheese, etc.! When I go back, I'm going to eat there. :-)

Thank mnew4
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

Very interesting; very good value I would recommend it to parents 7 grandparents in the Gadsden area or visitors

Thank Benita B
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