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Directions & Parking

Imagination Station is located at 1 Discovery Way, at the corner of Summit and Adams Streets on the riverfront in downtown Toledo.

         
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Nearby Parking LotsImagination Station, Toledo's Science Center

Parking is available for visitors at many lots in the downtown area. Imagination Station recommends the following ParkSmart garages.

  1. Vistula Garage – Superior St./Orange St.
  2. Superior Street Garage – Superior St.
  3. Port Lawrence Garage – Jefferson St./Saint Clair St.

A map of all parking lots within walking distance of the science center is located here.

Street Parking

There are many city-owned meter parking spots on the streets surrounding the science center. Parking meters are free for street parking on holidays and weekends. Please always abide by the signs for payment and hours for all metered spots.

Validated Parking for Members

If you are a member of Imagination Station, we offer the following parking benefits to you. If you aren’t a member, learn more about our membership levels here.

Discounted Parking*

Imagination Station Members at the Individual, Grandparent or Family level receive a special members-only rate of $4 at the following parking garages:

  • Vistula Garage – Superior St./Orange St.

  • Superior Street Garage – Superior St.

  • Port Lawrence Garage – Jefferson St./Saint Clair St.

Free Parking* 

All Plus Membership levels and above will receive free parking at the following parking garages:

  • Vistula Garage – Superior St./Orange St.

  • Superior Street Garage – Superior St.

  • Port Lawrence Garage – Jefferson St./Saint Clair St.

  • Riverfront Parking – Summit St./Jefferson St.

  • All Kwik Parking Garages – Saturday & Sunday only

*Members will be responsible for collecting the proper parking validation from the Visitor Service desk at Imagination Station prior to leaving the parking garage in order to receive the proper discount off of parking. Parking validation will only be available for one vehicle per visit. 

 

Directions

Imagination Station’s address of 1 Discovery Way may not be listed on your map.  We suggest using the address – Summit St. and Adams St., Toledo, OH 43604, or use Google Maps for detailed directions to Imagination Station from any location.  Here is a a map of downtown that may also be helpful when looking for parking. We suggest checking for road construction before your trip.

From Columbus, Ohio:

  • North on Route 23

  • North on Interstate 75

  • Take downtown Toledo exit #201B onto Erie Street

  • Right onto Washington Street

  • Left onto Summit Street

  • Imagination Station is two blocks ahead on your right.

From Cleveland, Ohio/Fort Wayne, Indiana via the Ohio Turnpike (80/90):

  • Exit 64 (exit 4A)

  • North on Interstate 75

  • Take downtown Toledo exit #201B onto Erie Street

  • Right onto Washington Street

  • Left onto Summit Street

  • Imagination Sation is two blocks ahead on your right

From Fort Wayne, Indiana via Route 24:

  • East on Route 24

  • South on Interstate 23/475

  • Take downtown Toledo exit #201B onto Erie Street

  • Right onto Washington Street

  • Left onto Summit Street

  • Imagination Station is two blocks ahead on your right

From Ann Arbor, Michigan:

  • South on Route 23

  • East on Interstate 475

  • Take downtown Toledo Exit #202A onto Washington Street

  • Left onto Summit Street

  • Imagination Station is two blocks ahead on your right

From Detroit

  1. South on Interstate 75

  2. Take downtown Toledo Exit #202A onto Washington Street

  3. Left onto Summit Street

  4. Imagination Station is two blocks ahead on your right