Imagine Nation Children's Museum

A Museum for Children and Families

Ten Year Anniversary!

Save the date for The Imagine Nation Museum’s 10th Anniversary Celebration and signature fundraiser to support education, community programs and exhibitions.  Celebrating A Decade of Imagine Nation will feature three floors of fabulous food, cocktails, a live and silent auction, entertainment, and more. Saturday, September 20th 2014, 6-11pm.

Click here to purchase tickets to the event!

Climb Aboard: First Friday Family Festival

Children can climb aboard the Roaming Railroads trackless train and take a ride that loops our lot. The museum parking lot will also showcase a variety of vehicles to climb aboard, such as:  fire trucks, construction trucks, tractors, tow trucks, and more!  In addition, children can race cars around on our indoor track, craft a truck in our art area, make monster truck art and climb over and under tunnels in our outdoor learning center.  Pizza, snacks, and ice cream treats in our 1940’s Old Fashioned Soda Fountain.  Admission is $6.00 per person, children under one and museum members are free.  For further information, please call the museum at 860-314-1400. Reduced admission sponsored by Thomaston Savings Bank.

Members ONLY can enjoy an addition hour of play during the week!

Summer Hours add Tuesdays to our open days from July 1-August 22!
Tuesday-Friday open 9:30am-5:00pm
Saturday 11am-5pm
Sunday 12-5pm


MEMBERS ONLY are able to enjoy EXTENDED PLAY HOURS! Members can come later in the afternoon, when it’s less busy in the museum, & then stay until 6pm for special members-only play time!

We are A Blue Star Museum!

The Imagine Nation Museum announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 1,800 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2014. Leadership support has been provided by MetLife Foundation through Blue Star Families. The complete list of participating museums is available at

New Exhibit Opening late July!

Construction is underway in our new WaterRoom exhibit that will be opening in late July! Study water flow by controling the elements of the hydro maze! Our giant JoyBubble will also be getting a facelift!