Calendar of Events

Imagination Station has an ever changing calendar of events that makes every visit to the science center different from the last. With events for kids of all ages, you're sure to find fun for the entire family. Below is a listing of current and upcoming events.


    Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

    February 15 – June 15
    This Exhibition takes you on a journey back in time to experience the legend of Titanic like never before. The galleries in this fascinating Exhibition feature real artifacts recovered from the ocean floor along with room re-creations and personal stories. *Timed ticket required. Tickets available online.


    Titanic Visitor Discounts

    Now – June 15
    Show your Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition ticket or boarding pass at participating locations and receive discounts at restaurants in the downtown Toledo area along with discounted admission to local museums!

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    Meet Titanic’s Passengers

    Every 3rd Saturday & Sunday of the Month, Noon – 4pm
    Explore Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition with Titanic‘s most famous passengers and crew. Local actors step back in time with you to talk about life aboard the ship.


    Little Scientist Workshops

    Now – May
    Little Scientist Workshops program encourage families with young children, ages 3 – 5, to investigate the world around them.


    We’re Open

    Now – April 27
    If you are looking for something to do over spring break with your family, Imagination Station has you covered.


    Green Science

    April 22 – 27
    Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Find new uses for old items, and earn your ‘green’ thumb by digging in our unconventional garden.


    Titanic Descendant Helen Benziger

    May 2 & 3
    Meet Helen Benziger, the great granddaughter of “The Unsinkable” Molly Brown. Explore the Exhibition with her as she talks about life aboard Titanic and the life of her famous great grandmother.


    Mother’s Day Activities

    May 6 – 11
    Join us in Science Studio and make duct tape gifts for your mom for her special day. Celebrate Mother’s Day on May 11 at Imagination Station and moms get in FREE*!


    Stellar Sundays

    Second Sundays, May – November
    Lean back and enjoy the wonders of naked-eye astronomy in our very own StarLab. The StarLab offers a unique setting for bringing the stars and planets indoors.


    Innovation Week

    May 13 – 18
    Allow your creativity to flourish at Imagination Station as you innovate and explore the creative, fun side of science.

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    Dot-Dash-Dot: The Art of Telegraphy

    May 17, 11am – 4pm
    Join Sauder Village as they help us learn more about the art of telegraphy, its uses on land and sea, learn Morse code and use a telegraph machine.

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    The Virtues of Tea

    May 24, 11am – 4pm
    Find out how tea would have been served in 1912 and how tea can be beneficial today. We’ll have samples of tea plus tips and techniques for brewing the perfect cup. Presented by Sauder Village.

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    Open Memorial Day

    May 26, 10am – 5pm
    Imagination Station is celebrating Memorial Day. All active, inactive military and veterans will get in for FREE!


    Father’s Day Activities

    June 10 – 15
    Join us in Science Studio use your mechanical engineering skills to harness the elastic power of a rubber band and make a wind-up car for Dad. Celebrate Father’s Day on June 15 at Imagination Station and dads get in FREE*!

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    Nano Days

    June 24 – 29
    Join us as we celebrate everything nano. The biggest event for the smallest science!


    Duct Tape Challenge

    July 15 – 20
    Put your ingenuity to the test as you and your family compete against other families in these duct tape innovative challenges!

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    H2OOOOOOOh! Water Rocket Challenge

    August 9 & 10
    Discover the engineer within… This exciting science challenge gives kids of all ages the opportunity to design and build their own rocket.


    Summer Camp

    June 16 – August 11
    While it’s HOT and steamy outside, we’ve got fun-filled, weeklong summer camps loaded with COOL science for you to experience.


    Open Labor Day

    September 1, 10am – 5pm
    Spend your day off with us and explore the science center.


    Celebrate Grandparent’s Day

    September 7
    Imagination Station is celebrating Grandparents on their special day. Purchase a Grandparent Membership today at Visitor Services or online and receive $10 off*.


    Closed for Fall Cleaning

    September 22 – 29
    We will be closed for annual cleaning and maintenance. Please visit us again when our normal operating hours resume on Tuesday, September 30.


Past Events Archive

Check out some of our past events.

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