The Works Museum – a hands-on engineering and design museum for kids and their grown-ups.

We make engineering fun with hands-on activities, real tools, and everyday materials!

Design Lab features projects and engineering design challenges kids can do at their own pace.


Dig into engineering, with our interactive exhibits and design challenges.

Hands-on Exploration

Check out our new Design Lab challenges! Experiment and explore to your heart’s content.

Stem camp for kids offered at The Works Museum in Bloomington, MN


Summer and school break STEM camps at The Works Museum are engaging and fun.


Gear up for summer! We exciting have summer camps for your young engineers.

Kids birthday parties at the Works Museum in Minnesota.


Birthday parties at The Works Museum are easy for you and fun for kids.

Birthdays at The Works Museum

Host your party at The Works. Create an unforgettable day for your birthday child!

Weekend and special hands-on events and activities for kids at The Works Museum MN.

Explore It!

Do more hands-on engineering in monthly events with our visiting partner organizations.

Monthly Explore It! events

Experience more hands-on engineering on special days for Explore It! events.

Weekend and special hands-on events and activities for kids at The Works Museum MN.


We host several special family days with our local and regional partners.

Family Event Days

Join us and our corporate and educational partners on special family event days for more engineering fun.

Pre K programs at The Works Museum in Minnesota.

Pre K

Experience the amazing fun of hands-on engineering with your Pre K child.

Pre K Programs

Pre K Mondays are ideal for kids ages 3 to 5 and their adult companions.

How is The Works Museum different?

Our focus on engineering lets kids be builders, designers and problem solvers - here, they're the engineers.
Our mission: To inspire the next generation of innovators, engineers, and creative problem solvers. You can help!
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Admission is $8.50 per person for adults and children.
Children two and under are free.
Members are free.

Join today!


We are conveniently located near the Mall of America in Bloomington, MN.
Call us with questions: 952.888.4262

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