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Imaginarium Discovery Center

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Address: Anchorage Museum, 625 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99501
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+1 907-929-9200

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I love taking my Grand kids to the Imaginarium Discovery Center. This is a great place to expose young children to the wonders f sciences,

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Anchorage, Alaska
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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love taking my Grand kids to the Imaginarium Discovery Center. This is a great place to expose young children to the wonders f sciences,

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with my two children, expecting to spend an hour or so there.... we stayed all day! The exhibits were so hands on and demonstrative! My kids spent an hour making the longest marble run they could fit on the table! If you visit Anchorage with younger kids, come here!

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Cranbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I took my 11 year old daughter into this area and we were stuck there for hours, she loved it! The bubbles, the pulley systems and the balls in the wire tunnels were her favourites. The slow motion camera was really cool too.

Thank tayl0u
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Fun and educational Definitely visit the Alaska Museum! Hands on fun for kids and adults-experiments, science, crafts, imagination play, hour and hours of fun in a warm place ;-) Lockers available for coats, and even LUGGAGE! Free Snack bar; coffee snacks, bagels etc Classes on certain days for kids Planetarium is awesome, and no additional charge

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great fun for everybody, no matter your age it is a blast to go and interact. Plan on a good two hours to have fun, and explore.

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Weston, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

A very fun and educational part of the museum. It made me wish my children were still small! If you bring young children, plan for some time for them to experience all that the discovery center has to offer!

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Children will really enjoy playing with all the interactive displays and activities. There is an art center plus other special activity centers. All the children we saw we totally engrossed into the activities.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This museum is well worth a visit, especially if you have children. We all enjoyed the exhibits, artifacts on display were so interesting! This served as a great into to our Alaska vacation. Highly suggest a few hours here, great lunch in the restaurant, too!

Thank abbysgranny
Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Traveling alone with an eleven year old grandchild caused me to look carefully for fun, educational, yet exciting activities. The Anchorage Museum was a "must do" attraction for me. I wanted to be sure to expose her to the history and the culture of the area. Our visit was excellent, but became outstanding when we reached the Imaginarium Discovery Center.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

What a wonderful way to spend time with family! The Imaginarium has changed exhibits around, provides fun hands-on science activities for kids (but, they'll let adults participate), and provides a STEM room full of fun science activities for kids to enjoy (snap-circuits are a favorite). The touch-pool, bubbles, toddler only play area, and countless "please touch and explore" areas can... More 

Thank Sandra D

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