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ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

300 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2514
+1 704-416-4600
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Play Play for 3 and under!

This is such an amazing place! It's a children's library with fun, hands on exhibits and a theatre... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2016
Huntersville, North Carolina
via mobile
Excellent Free fun activity for kids

We walked into ImaginOn not really knowing what we were in for. It's basically a... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2016
Charlotte, North Carolina
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300 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2514
+1 704-416-4600
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This is such an amazing place! It's a children's library with fun, hands on exhibits and a theatre. I took my 18 month old to Mi Casa, a play specifically for kids 3 and under. She LOVED it! And so did I. I am glad,...More

Thank SarahStarandAl
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We walked into ImaginOn not really knowing what we were in for. It's basically a library/museum/activity center for kids and there are tons of cool things for kids to do. Everything from reading, to an interactive play area with a space ship and under the...More

Thank jrobba
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Kids all had a great time. They had computer games, Legos for my son, and books. So yes it was nice. The Tuesday special was not worth the time but maybe my kids just did't like it. Again free so tough to complain.

Thank Joshua D
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I traveled to Charlotte with my grand kids ages 3,8 & 11. I took them to this place and they had soooooo much fun! I had fun watching them. This place is so enlightening for all ages. My three year old attended the story time...More

Thank missGambia
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Had a great time! My 3 and 6 year old kids loved this place! Very hands on and lots to see and do! Not your typical library! Plan on spending 2 or 3 hours! It's FREE!

Thank Ilovealtoona
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This is a really nice place to take young children.It is not your typical library you don't have to worry about being very quiet especially if you take young kids, full of interactive things to do and for them to see, the story time was...More

Thank Kattia47
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Great FREE place to take the kids. It's like a library, but also has some fun game type things. Plenty of places to look at books and play.

Thank ElisaLovesLife
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We came down to enjoy a day at the library and see the Mr. Potato Head exhibit. We parked in the library's garage which was free for the first 90 minutes and $2 per half hour after. The boys loved looking at the books, playing...More

1  Thank Annalee T
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This is a great attraction for kids of all ages. Bright and cheerful decor, personable employees, and different activities to choose from.

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

ImaginOn is a really unique library with great staff and a play area that's good for kids 5-10 yrs. There are several theaters that show lots of children's plays and my daughter has enjoyed them for years.

Thank Scooter B
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what is the Lynx train?
27 June 2016|
Response from Scooter B | Reviewed this property |
It is the commuter train that currently runs from South Charlotte to uptown. The line running North is under construction.
Would my 6 yr old nephew, 9 yr old neice, 12 yr old son and 16 yr old son enjoy ImaginOn?
24 November 2015|
Response from J M | Reviewed this property |
Yes to the 6 and 9 year old kids. The 12 and 16 year olds will probably find it immature. It seems to be most suited to kids under 10. There is a childten's theater there that perhaps all would enjoy if you can catch a... More
Would a 7 yr old girl enjoy this Library?
17 March 2015|
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Response from Robin M | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! I have taken my grandchildren ages 5 - 10 and they have loved it. Taking my two 4 year old grandchildren this summer! Consider taking the Lynx train. It ends at ImaginOn.