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Imagination Station Science Museum Wilson

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Imagination Station Science Museum
224 East Nash Street
Wilson
NC
27894
Tel: 252 291 5113

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Where are we going today?

The Imagination Station Science Museum exists just to let kids fun science and discovery fun! And why shouldn't they - it's incredibly fun!

This North Carolina museum is filled with exhibits, which are fun, interactive and hands-on for kids, so they can explore, experiment, create, and of course, learn! All whilst having a great time.

The ground floor of the Imagination Station Science Museum features permanent exhibit galleries, where the exhibits allow kids to explore great scientific and physical principles. The second floor is where you can find all those animal collections, as well as a 

to stimulate an interest in science and technology while improving the quality of informal science education through dynamic hands-on science learning.

The ground floor comprises the permanent exhibit galleries, with interactive exploration covering a great many scientific and physical principles. Here, kids can experience a six foot diameter sphere that helps kids understand the Earth System science. They can find out how bees make honey, and learn all about gravity!

The second floor houses the permanent animal collections, and yes, there are REAL animals! Have you ever wanted to come face to face with a snake? Now is your chance!

There is also a mock courtroom where kids can object, overrule, and start changing the world!

Finally the third floor is home to the Discovery Classroom and Coastal Plains Museum.

The Imagination Station Science Museum seeks to enable people of all ages to discover the impacts and future of science and technology on kids daily lives.

Let's get learning!

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How much does it cost?

  • Adults$5 + tax
  • ChildrenSame as adult
  • Free Under: 3 years.
LAST UPDATED 2016

When can we go?

9am - 5pm Tues - Sat / 1pm - 4pm Sun.

Year round, but closed Mondays

Teachers corner

Every group admission includes one Courtroom Science Demonstration. For a small additional fee your group can also participate in hands-on science workshops. Through outreach, interactive programs and exhibits, Imagination Station is committed to serving as a major educational resource center for eastern North Carolina families, school systems, educators, and students!.

I'm Hungry!

It's a good idea to grab something to eat before or after your visit!.

Any Top Tips?

Keep an eye out for some pretty cool events kids can join in with, including fossil hunting and pond dipping! They also have garden parties, and camp-ins! Pretty cool.

Need a little extra help?

Give them a call to talk about any disabilities you may need assistance with.

More information

The parking lot is behind the museum on Douglas Street. .

What people are saying?

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    I wanted to say thank you Imagination Station and Wilson 4-H for hosting the FREE Energy Transformation Program! What a great opportunity for kids in Wilson to learn about energy, reducing their carbon foot print,and getting them to think about alternative fuels and new and innovative ways to save energy! A great hands-on program with a wonderful teacher! The kids thoroughly enjoyed participating!

    Please continue to bring great programs like this to Wilson!

    LMA

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    IT WAS HORRIBLE. I drove over an hour to take my children to this museum and it was the worst thing I have ever experienced. There were hardly any exhibits. The only cool thing they did was take out one turtle. It was EXTREMELY HOT!!! NO air conditioner anywhere in the building. The lady at the front desk had a fan you would think that they would want to do the same for their customers. My daughter has asthma and we had to deal with a asthma attack because it was so hot. Even my 7 year old told my husband that it was the worst place she had ever...Read More

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    awesome

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    Was fun, compared to what else there is to do in Wilson NC this was good.

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    I like it I went there twice cc when I was a kid

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by Amber Coley

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IT WAS HORRIBLE. I drove over an hour to take my children to this museum and it was the worst thing I have ever experienced. There were hardly any exhibits. The only cool thing they did was take out one turtle. It was EXTREMELY HOT!!! NO air conditioner anywhere in the building. The lady at the front desk had a fan you would think that they would want to do the same for their customers. My daughter has asthma and we had to deal with a asthma attack because it was so hot. Even my 7 year old told my husband that it was the worst place she had ever been. I will NEVER waste my money again on such a horrible place.

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