Bringing Inspiration to Life
IMAG is an extraordinary, unique family-friendly destination in Southwest Florida featuring aquariums and animal exhibits; interactive displays, exhibits, and activities; presentations and innovative programs all to inspire the imagination in you, your family, and friends.
Bringing Imagination to Life
History Saturdays are back at the IMAG! Join us on the third Saturday of every month (excluding summer months) to learn about the rich history of Southwest Florida!
Bringing Innovation to Life
Join us on the first Saturday of every month (excluding summer months) for fun science themed activities and special programming.
Bringing Invention to Life
Inspired by the IMAG History and Science Center, STEMLab is a vibrant, imaginative space, located at Miromar Outlets, designed for the whole family to enrich their experiences and understanding of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.
Become an IMAG Member
Becoming a member is a great way to enjoy the IMAG year round.
Benefits include free admission throughout the year to the IMAG as well as admission to more than 300 Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) Museums and Botanical Gardens.
IMAG Family Membership also gives you discounts on IMAG Educational and Homeschool Programs, Camps, Birthday Parties, and the Museum Store as well as invitations to Member Nights, Special Events, Openings, and more.
The Weather Experience
Science on a Sphere is an exciting display using a six-foot diameter sphere, computers, and video projectors to present Earth sciences and planetary data for atmospheric storms, climate changes, ocean temperatures, human interactivity, movies, and more to explain our complex world, environment, and solar system.
ALERT: The IMAG will be closed from Monday, September 26, to Friday, September 30, for our annual maintenance week! We look forward to bringing you new inspiration with exhibits like King Tutankhamun: Return of the King.
Plan Your Visit
The IMAG History & Science Center is an extraordinary, unique family-friendly destination in Southwest Florida featuring aquariums and animal exhibits; interactive displays, exhibits, and activities; presentations, and innovative programs all to inspire the imagination in you, your family, and friends.
Through the lenses of history and science, IMAG focuses on presentations and programs that advance STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and math) and our appreciation for the arts, culture, and rich history of Southwest Florida.
Creating new, exciting experiences for members and guests, IMAG features attractions like Science on a Sphere, Google Earth Wall, Engineering Lab, Science in Motion, Nano Lab, USS Mohawk Aquarium, Lionfish Aquarium, Fisheye Lagoon, and Water Works.
Experience the excitement of Science on a Sphere and the IMAG Google Earth Wall; take a walk through Southwest Florida history in old Fort Myers, Florida Fossils, or in a Calusa community; prospect for treasures in the Caloosahatchee Fossil Hunt; and star in a weather forecast in the IMAG TV studio
Plan you Group Visit and enjoy all-day admission to the history and science center. Your group can consist of family members, friends, neighbors, students, senior citizens, members of an organization, co-workers, science fanatics, history buffs, or whoever you invite. Learn more!
The IMAG History & Science Center takes extensive steps to help ensure a clean, safe, and fun environment and experience for all its guests.
Although our guests are NOT required to wear masks, IMAG staff currently wear masks for the protection they offer. In addition, we continue to encourage social distancing as well as hand washing and good hygiene as appropriate. Moreover, as a convenience for our guests, IMAG provides sanitation stations throughout the history and science center and hands-free openers on all restroom doors.
Imagine an event with your guests socializing and enjoying themselves as they discover the wonders of science, technology, engineering, math, history, and more in a stimulating environment of innovation, discovery, and fun. Whatever the event, the IMAG History & Science Center provides you and your guests outstanding opportunities for exploration and engagement, excitement and entertainment. What type of inspiring event would you like to host?
Bringing back the history of Fort Myer’s golden age of dining, the IMAG features the Snack House Café and a Snack House Exhibit with memorabilia, including menus, news clippings, matchbooks, and photographs along with the original 1950’s Snack House exterior sign (which IMAG refurbished) and a larger-than-life mural of the Snack House counter from an original 1960’s photograph of its interior.
Friday through Saturday from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
View all of the upcoming classes and special events the IMAG has to offer below!