Daily Live Animal Encounter Programs

At 11am and 2pm daily, live Animal Encounters feature Animal Lab residents for a special guest appearance in a fun, engaging , and educational live animal show with a question-and-answer session followed by meet-and-greet, giving guests an opportunity to get up close and personal with our featured creatures, which makes for a perfect photo opp to preserve your memories of your Imaginarium Experience! Animal Encounter programs are included in your admission package to the Imaginarium Science Center.


SEA-to-SEE Touch Tank Experience

Touch a stingray, hold a horseshoe crab, and meet an assortment of sea animals including hermit crabs, sea stars, urchins, marine snails, and even some featured fish specimens such as flounder and puffer fish. Get a more in-depth look at some of the wildlife you may encounter on local beaches to gain a greater appreciation for Southwest Florida’s unique environment.


Stingray Feedings

At 11:45am & 2:45pm daily, feed a stingray out of the palm of your hand! For just $3 you will recieve 2-3 portions of fish or other feed to share with our resident rays in this limited-offering hands-on experience. Stingray Feeding tickets are very limited due to carefully controlled animal diets, so book yours upon arrival as they are offered strictly on a first-come, first-serve basis.



School’s Out, Camp’s In!

Love our Summer Camps? Camp Imaginarium is now offering fun and exciting camp sessions on select school holidays! Each camp session is filled with educational hands-on activities, demonstrations, and exhibit exploration! Camp Imaginarium uses an innovative curriculum integrating science, the arts, & humanities, to inspire the imagination and encourage a love of learning!


Engineering is Elementary Professional Development

Engineering is Elementary (EiE) promotes elementary-student learning of engineering and technology while helping educators enhance their own understanding of engineering concepts and pedagogy.

EiE Workshops are available at the Imaginarium or at your location.