• The IMAG History and Science Center in Fort Myers, Florida truly gives adults and children the opportunity to come face-to-face with science and nature through hands-on exhibits. | Must Do Visitor Guides
  • The IMAG History and Science Center in Fort Myers, Florida truly gives adults and children the opportunity to come face-to-face with science and nature through hands-on exhibits. | Must Do Visitor Guides
  • The IMAG History and Science Center in Fort Myers, Florida truly gives adults and children the opportunity to come face-to-face with science and nature through hands-on exhibits. | Must Do Visitor Guides

IMAG History and Science Center in Fort Myers

The IMAG History and Science Center in Fort Myers, Florida truly gives children the opportunity to come face-to-face with science and nature with over 60 interactive exhibits!

Featuring a combination of history and science exhibits to spark everyone’s interest. Learn how Fort Myers got its name and other Fort Myers history. Discover and explore historically themed exhibits about area boating and fishing, Native Americans, and World War II. See historical photographs, Calusa Indian tools made from shells, an 1850 military fort diorama, and a model depicting First Street in 1900.

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IMAG makes science and history fun for everyone! Dig up a dinosaur, touch a stingray, build a Rigamajig, star in your own weather forecast, or catch a 3D movie.

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Brings Exhibits to Life

The new virtual reality (VR) exhibit, Virtual Fort Myers: The Past Meets the Present, brings the fort alive in a fully immersive 3D experience. Visitors to the IMAG History and Science Center will experience the place where soldiers and early settlers of Southwest Florida slept, ate, and kept watch over the fort. Guests will use their own hands to interact with the environment, just like those who originally resided there.

The IMAG History and Science Center’s App is easily downloaded to smartphones to deliver unique VR and augmented reality (AR) experiences with the assistance of Google Cardboard. The app currently provides two VR experiences, including a diving expedition to the USS Mohawk Reef off the coast of Sanibel Island, and a climb to the top of IMAG’s iconic water tower to take in panoramic views of surrounding scenery. The AR experiences include viewing life-like images of the mammals represented by IMAG’s prehistoric fossil exhibits.

With exhibits like Shaping SWFL Watersheds and Science on a Sphere, families can have a blast learning more about the earth, history, science and beyond!

Science on a Sphere is an interactive exhibit that illustrates earth sciences with a Google Earth Wall that allows people to virtually climb the world’s tallest mountains, dive into the deepest canyons, visit exciting cities, learn about exotic animals, and more.

The Shaping SWFL Watersheds exhibit is an interactive, augmented reality sandbox generating live topographical maps and fluid dynamics in real time.

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“Science Saturday” and “History Saturday” 

The IMAG offers visitors the opportunity to create new experiences through the exploration of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), and history with an emphasis on Southwest Florida.

Both kids and adults will enjoy the interactive activities offered at designated stations throughout the center between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the first and third Saturday of each month. “Science Saturday” and “History Saturday” are included with regular admission.

Enjoy Aquariums, See a 3D Movie, and Catch a Live Animal Show!

Admission: Adults $14, Seniors age 55 and over $12, Children ages 3 and up or Students (with ID for 18 and up) $10, Children 2 and under are free. Prices do not include tax. Admission Package – includes 3D film, Live Animal Encounters, Science Shows, “Sea-to-See” Touch Tanks, and over 60 hands-on science exhibits. Free parking.

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IMAG History and Science Center is a proud participant of the Blue Star Museums program, which offers free admission to active-duty military personnel, including National Guard and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. See the complete list of Blue Star Museums here.

IMAG funding provided by Lee County Tourist Development Council.

COVID-19 UPDATES: IMAG temporary hours Friday Noon – 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday Noon – 5 p.m. 

The IMAG Museum of History and Science Center continues to support the Fort Myers community with accessible educational experiences. They are committed to finding safe, engaging ways to learn together. Please consider supporting the IMAG Museum of History and Science through their STEM and History education opportunities.

Please check IMAG’s website for updates. 

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IMAG History and Science Center
2000 Cranford Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33916
239.243.0043
Exp 07/31/2022