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ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

300 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2514
+1 704-416-4600
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Gem of Charlitte

Much more than a children’s library, ImaginOn is a unique interactive collaboration with the... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
lltowery
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Gastonia, North Carolina
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Amazing Camps!

My daughters are now 20 and 17 but started going to ImaginOn when they were 5 and 3. It helped them... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
puertorican54
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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“great library” (6 reviews)
“all ages” (17 reviews)
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300 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2514
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Much more than a children’s library, ImaginOn is a unique interactive collaboration with the Children’s Theater that kids GET!

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

My daughters are now 20 and 17 but started going to ImaginOn when they were 5 and 3. It helped them immensely with public speaking and reading comprehensive. I highly recommend the camps and plays. Very animated and some topics touch what's going on in...More

1  Thank puertorican54
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I stop by here with a friend and her kids age 5 and 7. The place had great lighting and everyone seemed really happy. Kids could be kids here and the flow of the place was so exciting. If you are in the area you...More

1  Thank johnlovebug1908
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We took 4 kids & each one of them found things to do that they thoroughly enjoyed. The parking is free for the first hour or so. Lots of Broadway style kids shows play there in a theatre that holds around 500 people (I think),...More

1  Thank Anthony G
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a library and more. Whether you take kids there for the books or story time or to play with the exhibits, it will be hard to get them to leave. I took my grandkids when they visited Charlotte and they were eager to...More

1  Thank joanl90
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

There are things here for all ages. The design is wonderful and engaging. You should make it a point to get to this great library even if you are alone. We took a 2 year old and had just as much fun. Lots of great...More

Thank beemanWinchester
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

A really creative and different kind of space with the library and children's theatre combined. Lots of fun and interesting things to do for kids. In addition to books and traditional library programs, it also offered activities and manipulatives for children. It seems like more...More

1  Thank elandja
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Wonderful place easily able keep our 5 year old occupied for several hours. Story time at 10:30 was excellent, as were the educational computer games. Several interesting things to grab the kids attention and they were able to interact with other children. Nice for moms...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Bring your kids here. They are more than likely to find something they enjoy. Plus, free parking x 90 minutes.

1  Thank woshiwoody
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This place was awesome! The kids had a great time playing educational computer games, playing in the big truck (upstairs) and the train and cars (downstairs). We went here twice in one day because it was near or hotel, indoors (raining), and FREE! FREE and...More

1  Thank katiehp2014
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Canarons
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Response from katiehp2014 | Reviewed this property |
It was free to get in!
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It is the commuter train that currently runs from South Charlotte to uptown. The line running North is under construction.
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Response from J M | Reviewed this property |
Yes to the 6 and 9 year old kids. The 12 and 16 year olds will probably find it immature. It seems to be most suited to kids under 10. There is a childten's theater there that perhaps all would enjoy if you can catch a... More
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