Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center’s 12 interactive museum studios are optimized for the development of children ages 2-8, and include a thoughtful mix of object-based learning and cutting edge technology!
Each studio is equipped with real books, objects, and interactive experiences designed to spark curiosity that can turn into hours of play. Daily hands-on, educator-led workshops take the experience to the next level, turning the spotlight on unique resources, including a fully-equipped art studio, live animals, 3-D printer, outdoor learning park, and more. Imagine Nation is home to a NAEYC accredited early learning school.
We are a unique division of the Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center.
Lunch and Ice Cream in the Soda Fountain
Check out the Imagine Cafe for freshly made sandwiches, salads, and sweet treats like ice cream, milkshakes, and floats!
Visiting our gift shop does not require admission, and it’s a great place to shop for unique, educational toys and gifts! Imagine Nation Museum Members receive 20 % off their purchases every day!
Birthday Parties Book your birthday party with us, we have packages available to make your party a special one!
Party Time Slots (subject to availability): Saturdays: 11:00-12:00 pm, 1:00-2:00 pm, 3:00-4:00 pm Sundays (Jan-March): 11:00-12:00 pm, 1:00-2:00 pm, 3:00-4:00 pm
Weekday times for parties may be coordinated with the Party Coordinator
A $75 deposit is required at the time of your reservation & balance is due on the day of the party
To check availability or to book your child’s birthday party, please contact Christina at (860) 314-1400 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org Please allow 24-48 hours for a return response. Parties book quickly and reservations are accepted up to six months in advance!
Educational Field Trips
Self-Discovery Programs Enjoy a self-guided exploration of our 3 floors of over 20 interactive hands-on exhibits and activities. Admission for groups with 49 or fewer students is $9.50/student. Groups with 50 or more students discount admission is $9.00/student. We allow one free chaperone for every ten students. Additional adults are charged at the student rate.
Scheduling Groups with 50 or less students can schedule visits on Wednesdays & Fridays 9:30-5:00. Groups with 50 or more students must be scheduled on Tuesdays 9:30-5:00. A deposit of $50.00 must be made prior to your visit in order to confirm your reservation. Final payment is expected at the time of your visit. A check payable to “INMELC” is preferred. Non-weather related cancellations must be made no later than 1 week prior to your trip. Contact Jennifer Boyd at 860.540.3165 or email Jennifer.Boyd@imaginenation.org for more information & to book a trip!
Sunday (Jan- March) 11am-5pm
Address: Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center, 1, Pleasant Street Bristol 06010