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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!


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.

NEW! The Workshop

Our new dynamic space where you can make, create, and be the engineer.

Our New Creative Space

See what’s happening in The Workshop, where families take classes, invent, and explore the Engineering Design Process together.

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.


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

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.

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 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 $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 Extended Hours (February 18, 2019)9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday - Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Holiday Closures

Closed For Holiday
April 21, 2019
Closed For Holiday
May 27, 2019
Closed For Holiday
July 4, 2019
Closed For Holiday
September 2, 2019

Extended Hours and Special Dates

Extended Hours
March 25, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Extended Hours
March 26, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Extended Hours
March 27, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Extended Hours
March 28, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Extended Hours
March 29, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Extended Hours
April 1, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Extended Hours
April 2, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Extended Hours
April 3, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Extended Hours
April 4, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Extended Hours
April 5, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Extended Hours
April 19, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm