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ImagineU Children's Museum, located in Visalia, is a vibrant and interactive museum designed to inspire curiosity, creativity, and learning in children. The museum offers a variety of hands-on exhibits and educational programs that encourage exploration and imaginative play, making it a cherished destination for families and young learners.

Historical Overview

  • Foundation: Established in 2002, ImagineU Children's Museum was created to provide a safe and stimulating environment where children can engage in play-based learning. The museum has since grown and expanded, offering a wide range of exhibits and activities.

Key Features and Exhibits

  • U-Fix-It Garage: This exhibit allows children to explore the mechanics of cars and tools. Kids can pretend to be mechanics, learning about different parts of a car and how they work.
  • Healthy You: An interactive exhibit focused on health and wellness, where children can learn about the human body, nutrition, and the importance of exercise through fun, hands-on activities.
  • Water Ways: A dynamic water play area where children can experiment with water flow, pressure, and buoyancy. This exhibit encourages learning through exploration and play with water tables, pumps, and channels.
  • Farm to Table: This exhibit teaches children about agriculture and the journey of food from the farm to the table. It includes interactive displays about planting, harvesting, and nutrition.
  • Illumination Station: A light and shadow exhibit that allows children to explore the science of light, colors, and shadows through various interactive displays and activities.
  • Art Studio: A creative space where children can express themselves through painting, drawing, and crafting. The Art Studio provides materials and inspiration for young artists to explore their creativity.
  • Explorer's Market: A miniature grocery store where children can role-play as shoppers or store employees, learning about healthy eating, budgeting, and the food supply chain.


Visiting Tips for Families

  • Plan Ahead: Check ImagineU Children's Museum’s website for current exhibits, special events, and educational programs to make the most of your visit.
  • Dress Comfortably: Wear comfortable clothing and shoes suitable for active play and exploration within the museum's interactive exhibits.
  • Bring Essentials: Pack water, snacks, and any necessary items for young children. The museum offers areas where families can rest and enjoy a snack.
  • Engage with Staff: Utilize the knowledgeable staff and volunteers who can provide insights and answer questions about the exhibits and programs.
  • Participate in Activities: Encourage children to engage in the interactive exhibits and family programs to maximize their learning experience and enjoyment.


By visiting ImagineU Children's Museum, families can immerse themselves in a world of imagination and discovery, exploring interactive exhibits that foster creativity, curiosity, and a love of learning. The museum provides a dynamic and educational environment that encourages children to explore, play, and learn, making it a valuable resource for the community and a cherished destination for young learners.


Educator Package: Includes educational resources, interactive project ideas, trip organization, direct experiential opportunities to help better connect the experience with your students and complimentary chaperone ticket. Does not include student ticket.


Student Package: Includes engaging pre and post educational visit activities, trip organization and student ticket.


ImagineU Children's Museum

PriceFrom $27.00
  • Please use the information on this page (package type, venue name, price, etc.) to submit an order request with your school. Once your order is approved, your school will forward the request to us. We will then reach out to you with instructions on how to finalize your trip details and access accompanying resources. Once finalized, you will receive your e-tickets and any additional materials directly to your inbox within 1-3 business days. If you don't see our email(s), please check your spam folder prior to contacting us.


    To ensure a smooth process, it is generally recommended to submit your order with your school AT LEAST 10 business days prior to your trip date, unless you are booking a venue that requires more advanced planning. *Please be mindful of your school's processing times and plan accordingly.

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