Imaginarium Science Center Fort Myers
Where is it at?
Imaginarium Science Center
2000 Cranford Ave
Tel: 239 321 7420
Where are we going today?
Are you ready to be blown away in a hurricane? Or get battered by a rainstorm! No, they won't send you outside during bad weather, but the Imaginarium Science Center will let you encounter how powerful nature can be from the safety of their interactive exhibits!
You admission into this crazy and wonderful center gives you hours of fun and entertainment - including a 3D film, animal encounters, touch tanks and over 60 hands-on exhibits!
Journey into the ocean and gaze at all their marine life - are there some you don't even recognize!? Turtles, sharks and live fish are displayed in their under the sea mecca, and you can even touch a live stingray! Don't worry, it won't hurt you - it just wants to be friends!
For all those animal loving kids, they have daily animal encounters with LIVE animals, as well as more exhibits featuring swans, iguanas, and other awesomely cute animals.
You can touch, feel, smell and hear your way around science, and how things work. They want you to be as interactive as possible! Perhaps you have always wanted to be a TV weather forecaster - here you can in their mini studio! There is even a sporty science arena and a virtual sports simulator.
Get digging for fossils in dino dig (and yes, they are real fossils!) - maybe you will uncover a new species of dinosaur! They could call it "Kidosaurus"...
Unless you are experimenting with motion or testing your brain on super tricky puzzles!
The Imaginarium is a great place for kids to understand the basics of science and how things work. If they really are enjoying it, the center hold a summer camp which include similar hands-on activities integrating the arts, science and the humanities - and most importantly to inspire the imagination!
How much does it cost?
- Adults$12 (aged 13 - 54)
- Free Under: 2 years.
When can we go?
Tuesday to Saturday:10am to 5pm; Sunday Noon to 5pm.
Engineering is Elementary (EiE) promotes elementary-student learning of engineering and technology while helping educators enhance their own understanding of engineering concepts and pedagogy.
They also run monthly home-schooled days, field trips and school family nights!.
Any Top Tips?
The Imaginarium is a great place for birthday parties! Perhaps you can imagine now, how your birthday party will be, and then it might just happen! .
Can I get one of those?
The Science And Discovery Store offers a great range of educational toys, books, and souvenirs. If you become a member you get 10% discount. .
What people are saying?
by egaudet on Sep 12th, 2013
I was here 3 years ago with a 10 month old and it was absolutely horrible. I gave it another try after hearing good things and i am so glad I did. My four year old and I were there for 5 hours. I will be buying a family membership. Give it a try!