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Tips for Visiting


Tuesday - Saturday 9am-5 p.m.

Sundays 1-4 p.m.

We are closed on Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.


$5.00 +tax per person

Children 2 years and under FREE

Members FREE

ASTCM Passports accepted for elligible partner museums. Military and AAA discounts available with proper ID. Please inquire upon arrival.

How to get here

The Imagination Station Science & History Museum is located in the heart of historic downtown Wilson, North Carolina. When using GPS, be sure to enter 224 Nash St SE 27893 to search for directions.

Where to park

There is a small parking lot directly behind the museum on Douglas Street. Street parking is available in 2 hour increments Monday - Friday and unlimited on weekends. Free public parking is located on Barnes Street, one block behind us.

Bus parking is available on Douglas Street in a public parking lot and is indicated by signs.

Handicap accessible parking is located in the parking lot directly behind the museum. There is a loading/unloading zone in front of the museum on Nash St next to the handicap ramp. If you would like assistance or more details about accessibility, please call us at (252) 291-5113.

Where to eat

If you are bringing your lunch, we have a small area in the lobby area where individuals can eat. Groups of more than 8 people can reserve the birthday party room or courtroom. Please let us know in advance that you'll need these spaces.

If you are looking for restaurants within walking distance, check out the listing here.

If you are looking for more to do while you're in Wilson, check out Historic Downtown Wilson and the Wilson Visitor Center.