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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!

Girl Time Event at The Works Museum


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.

Educators and Groups

The Works Museum is your experienced partner in elementary engineering education.

Field Trips and Outreach

The Works Museum makes engineering easy for you and fun for your students.  Schedule a field trip or bring The Works Museum experience to your location.


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


Engage your kids in science and engineering camps at The Works Museum!

Explore It!

Explore It!

Do more hands-on engineering at events with our partner organizations.

Explore It! events

Experience hands-on engineering on at our Explore It! events.

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!

Pre K

Experience the 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 $9.00 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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Regular Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Holiday Closures

Closed For Holiday
September 2, 2019