Toledo Kids can see an IMAX Original 3D Show for FREE this Summer


“Are we still in Toledo?” exclaimed my youngest as we made our way into the grandiose theater! It was a LONG awaited experience, an experience 2 years in the making! So was it worth it? Was that LONG wait worth it? YESSS!! But don’t take our word for it…Saturdays are Imagination Station “FREE admission days” this summer, see details blow.

OMG! As we entered the Key Discovery Theater I was legit thinking the same thing, are we still in Toledo? Talk about an epic experience! We watched an IMAX Original 3D film on a 58-foot wide, 4K screen, in Toledo, Ohio…and there’s concessions! 

We watched Superpower Dogs, an awesome educational feature on the bravery and lifesaving skills of dogs. It was one we all enjoyed. And the best part, on Saturdays now through September 6th Lucas County kids 12 and under get to see the film for FREE!! It cost $4.50 for members (kids 2 and under are always free) and it’s $6.50 for all non-members.

It was so much fun the kids asked if we can go back today and see the other film,  Hidden Pacific. At this point they’re not certain how often the films will be on rotation but I’m hopeful they will have a variety of films for the summer.

And then after the film we went home, not as in we left, we were reunited with Imagination Station, which definitely felt like going home. And for this momma who spent most of her time here when her kiddos were little, walking through the Little Kids Space felt like home, a warm hug, an official welcome back! 

And of course we had to hit up some of the classics while we were there…

Huge shoutout to all the employees at Imagination Station for making our welcome back so amazing. Everything was extremely clean, safe, and most importantly thank you for bringing back the educational fun. Kids need Imagination Station now more than ever, they need to be reminded that science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are FUN!! 

Imagination Station & Key Bank Theater 

Where:1 Discovery Way, Toledo, OH 43604

Hours: Friday-Sunday 10am-5pm OPEN Labor Day 10am-5pm 

Phone: (419) 244-2674

Non-Member Cost: $14 (13-64), $13 (65+), $12 (3-12), kids 2 and under are free 

Lucas County Residents: On Saturdays-FREE admission for kids 12 and under with a paid adult admission (adults receive a $2 discount on admission) and FREE admission for kids 12 and under to see a film at the Key Bank Discovery Theater (now through September 6th)

Theater Cost: $6.50 (general admission), $4.50 (members), 2 and under are free

Combination (Theater & Science Center) Cost: $19 (13-64), $18 (65+), $17 (2-13), 2 and under are free 

Tickets: For more discounts, including $2 off for Lucas county members, military, & teacher discounts, and to purchase tickets CLICK HERE 

Where to park: Avoid the detours by parking at the Vistula Parking Garage located at 610 N Superior St, Toledo, OH 43604. (We parked here and it cost $5 for 3 hours with a $1 discount for members, thus $4 and it was worth the convenience & not getting rained on)

BIG DEAL/MEMBERSHIP SWAP: For those contemplating membership this awesome deal is going on….For the month of June, if you’re a member of Imagination Station, you get free access to YMCA of Greater Toledo Branches! That’s right! Double up on the fun and learning with one membership card.

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