There are hundreds of interactive, hands-on exhibits that are fun and educational for the entire family. Whether you only have an hour or you have all day, there is plenty to see and do at Imagination Station. Come join us and explore everything that Imagination Station has to offer!
Light up your imagination in the most creative place in town!
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Explore ten learning worlds that focus on specific topics that offer unlimited opportunities for exploration.
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Become a globe trotting explorer on this one-of-a kind adventure and discover the amazing diversity of prehistoric monsters during the Age of the Dinosaurs from the fierce plains of Africa to the tropical beaches of Antarctica.
April 29: See the exhibition before it leaves and join forces with a group of women who proudly call themselves "LEGO enthusiasts".
Allow your creativity to flourish as you innovate and explore the dynamic, fun side of science. Problem solve and collaborate while turning funnels, tubes, clothespins and dowel rods into a creative marble run.
June 5 – 9: Catapults, Coasters & Cars – Get a first-hand look into the world of engineering. Build rockets, catapults, zip-lines and roller coasters using the Think It, Build It, Test It and Do It Again engineering philosophy.
For ages 10 – 13: Instill creativity and collaboration through play! Campers will use real tools to create cardboard creations that are only limited by their imagination.
For ages 6 – 9: Kids are messy! Science can be too. We’ve taken our biggest and messiest experiments and put them together for a week of messy, sticky, gooey science fun!
June 12 – 16: Catapults, Coasters & Cars – Get a first-hand look into the world of engineering. Build rockets, catapults, zip-lines and roller coasters using the Think It, Build It, Test It and Do It Again engineering philosophy.
For ages 6 – 9: Design, construction and playful exploration are part of the world around us. Campers will learn how something simple can be transformed into something extraordinary!
For ages 10 – 13: Become an Extreme Scientist-in-Training! Campers will see firsthand how our Extreme Scientists prepare and create the experiments at Imagination Station.
For ages 10 – 13: Let your imagination run wild as you tinker with a variety of tools and materials. Tinkering camp inspires creativity, imagination, playfulness, brainstorming and collaboration!
For ages 6 – 9: This camp is for fixers, tinkerers and makers! You can become a Young MacGyver and learn to fashion solutions to problems using only the tools available.
For ages 10 – 13: Kids are messy! Science can be too. We’ve taken our biggest and messiest experiments and put them together for a week of messy, sticky, gooey science fun!
For a family of four, a Family Membership saves you money after only two visits to Imagination Station.
Imagination Station is located at 1 Discovery Way at the corner of Summit and Adams Streets on the riverfront in downtown Toledo. Visitor tip: Imagination Station members receive discounted parking at select parking garages.
Tuesday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: Noon – 5pm
Imagination Station is Toledo's nonprofit science center. Our mission is to serve our community by providing informal science education and fun in order to spark a passion for the sciences by combining interactive exhibits and educational programming.