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International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS)

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Nice way to spend a few hours

My 10 year old really likes space and earth science and enjoyed the 3d globe and sand exhibit the... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Robert C
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Room for growth...3.5⭐'s

Growing up, I visited The Valley frequently and yet I have no memory of this place. I was excited... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Tramaine L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is pretty small. Although the art gallery is bigger compared to the rest of the attractions at the museums. I'd say it was a waste of money for us.

Thank Romi B
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Drove all the family there only to find out they had just closed at 3 pm when website said open today 8-5 pm. They need to update their hours. Can't return cause we're only in area until tomorrow. Very disappointed 😞 I recommend to call...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

My 10 year old really likes space and earth science and enjoyed the 3d globe and sand exhibit the should land and water masses. He also like the Hubble telescope exhibit. My teenage daughter liked the art on display. In years past they really enjoyed...More

1  Thank Robert C
Reviewed 9 November 2017

It was here that I met several people who have lost their sight. They shared their talents with the public which was fun. I saw large print books, had my name typed out in Braille, I painted without my sight, met a blind talented artist...More

1  Thank n0rmalyndaz
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Very nice place with lots of information and nice grounds. There is some parking spaces but its worth the trip.

Thank Fernando F
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

It's dedicated to children's learning of the arts and sciences, but as an adult I found it very rewarding and highly recommend a visit or two.

1  Thank YolandaManley
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Growing up, I visited The Valley frequently and yet I have no memory of this place. I was excited to find it through TripAdvisor but left unsure after reading other reviews. Overall, I had my likes and dislikes similar to what others expressed. Normal admission...More

Thank Tramaine L
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We went to see the bug exhibit thought it was included in the general admission. But we were wrong cost us another $8 each for a exhibit that was not worth near that. Next time we will check or not go at all.....will not be...More

Thank Kurt.mr S
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Had been away from the Valley (aka RGV) for a while, and was delighted to see the all that the International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS) was up to. Though my daughter was in S. America on vacation, she was able to enjoy via...More

2  Thank Kenneth G
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome summer camp for my 4 and 6 year olds .. Such a kind and loving staff .. Very professional and knowledgable ... They learned so much while having a great time... IMAS is a wonderful destination if you have young kids... They love it.

1  Thank Candy C
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