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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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Great instructor and such a great learning experience. Two Thumbs up. Imagionan is a great place... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
jmb4325
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Interesting science museum

This is no Exploratorium in San Francisco but it is an interesting hands on experiential museum for... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Rose G
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Falmouth, Maine
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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“great library” (6 reviews)
“all ages” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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300 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2514
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+1 704-416-4600
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Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Great instructor and such a great learning experience. Two Thumbs up. Imagionan is a great place for children to learn while having a good time.

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Reviewed April 9, 2017

This is no Exploratorium in San Francisco but it is an interesting hands on experiential museum for kids. Good gift shop

Thank Rose G
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Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

I wonder how I stayed in Charlotte for this long without going to this place even once 🙂 It's a amazing place for kids of all ages with lot of activities and things to do - videos games, Lego sets, art and crafts, iPads, computer...More

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Reviewed March 26, 2017

a great weekend of nearly free - take kids to ImaginOn, the park across the street & ride the train! We visited ImaginOn on Sat & they had a 'petting zoo' sort of thing for music instruments, with folks on hand to explain each instrument,...More

1  Thank KimnSC
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Reviewed December 30, 2016

I would very much recommend looking at their website before going bc you will see weekend special events, and some freebee things for kids and families. It is not your average library at all! They will have various areas where kids can listen to stories...More

Thank TanzaM78
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Reviewed October 9, 2016

I went into this museum by accident. It is near the Museum of the new south. I was so impressed that I came back. I loved it and wish I were a kid again.

1  Thank Pappylongstockings
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Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

I visited Imaginon to attend a reading and book signing by popular children's author Kate DiCamillo. I was impressed by the building, inside and out. I look forward to attending a theater production with my little one in the future.

Thank Sarah W
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Reviewed September 15, 2016

My daughter came to hang out on the computers to play games and to pick up some books. She had a wonderful experience.

1  Thank Tamara V
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

The librarians here are first rate and the collection is strong. It can be a little confusing, as the library has different sections for different ages. Ask for guidance and you will probably enjoy the time more.

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Reviewed September 7, 2016

Our 5 year old daughter always has a good time there. You can just go and enjoy the library and toys anytime. They also have children's theatre inside and they always have great plays for different ages of kids.

Thank Elif C
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November 5, 2017|
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Response from katiehp2014 | Reviewed this property |
It was free to get in!
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June 27, 2016|
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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.
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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
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