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The Works Museum makes engineering fun – City of Bloomington, MN

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Competitions, Tech Fairs, and Maker Fests for Inventors and Robotics Hobbyists

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The Works Museum on FOX 9 Morning Buzz

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Robot Day visit with Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustniak

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Bloomington’s Works Museum hosts 13th annual Tech Fest

posted: March 28, 2016

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Guide To Science, Tech, Engineering & Math (STEM) For Kids

posted: March 10, 2016

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The Works Museum – 9 sensory-friendly outings

posted: February 12, 2016

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Edward Moody features Spring Break at The Works Museum

posted: Mar 18, 2014

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MA Rosko previews Tech Fest 2014

posted: Mar 18, 2014

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KSTP features new K’Nex structure

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Pioneer Press features new K’Nex machine at The Works

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Made in Bloomington posts new video about The Works

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Family Engineering Night at Westview

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Bloomington Sun Current features Tech Fest 2013

posted: Mar 7, 2013

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Maja Beckstrom’s picks include Tech Fest 2013

posted: Mar 7, 2013

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Tech Fest 2013 is a Pioneer Press “Best Bet”

posted: Mar 7, 2013

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M.A. Rosko previews Tech Fest 2013

posted: Mar 7, 2013

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Awakening Their Inner Engineer at The Works

posted: Mar 21, 2012

The Works, a Bloomington museum, gets kids interested in science and technology by showing them the … [more]


Hands-on approach works at The Works

posted: Mar 21, 2012

Some museums post signs that say, “Do not touch.” At The Works, not only can kids touch everything … [more]


Tech Fest coming to hands-on engineering museum The Works

posted: Mar 21, 2012

The Works will host its annual family Tech Fest event Saturday February 25, 2012. The event will off … [more]


Bloomington Gets The Works

posted: Mar 19, 2012

Instead of cutting a ribbon, The Works’ staff attached a bucket to a bridge made of pasta and filled … [more]


[Video] Exploring Education at The Works

posted: Mar 19, 2012

Way before schools started emphasizing “STEM,” the folks at The Works knew that it was important to … [more]


[Photo Gallery] Bloomington Chamber lends a hand

posted: Mar 19, 2012

Bloomington Chamber of Commerce members helped prep projects and other items for classes at The Works … [more]


[Photo Gallery] The Works’ Family Engineering Night at Pilot Knob STEM Magnet

posted: Mar 19, 2012

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[Video] The Works Lets Kids Get Hands-On

posted: Mar 19, 2012

Now, it’s time for some hands-on learning where kids can go wild and get messy. Rachel Slavik report …  [more]


Kids build motor-powered fans at The Works’ Toy Night

posted: Mar 19, 2012

Kids built a motor-powered fan in the sold out Super Circuits workshop at The Works on December 8, … [more]


Grand Opening of The Works will excite families

posted: Mar 19, 2012

The Works, a popular engineering discovery center for families, will be opening their new location … [more]


The Works Names New CEO

posted: Oct 3, 2011

Today The Works announced that it has hired Jill Measells as CEO. Measells brings more than fifteen … [more]


Our New Home – Press Release

posted: Jul 15, 2011

The Works is proud to announce we’re moving to a new, larger, dedicated facility… [more]


Donaldson Foundation Supports The Works

posted: Feb 7, 2011

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Read the November E-newsletter

posted: Nov 11, 2010

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Read the September E-newsletter

posted: Sep 24, 2010

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Read the July e-newsletter

posted: Jul 7, 2010

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Read the June e-newsletter

posted: Jul 7, 2010

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Read the May e-Newsletter

posted: Jul 7, 2010

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Read the April e-Newsletter

posted: Apr 5, 2010

Make a sound sandwich, build a speedy track for a marble, and sign up for a fun summer camp! … [more]


The BUZ Room at Cedar Park Elementary

posted: Mar 31, 2010

The Works partnered with this school to create an engineering exploration room in the school … [more]


Read the March e-Newsletter

posted: Mar 8, 2010

See what’s happening at The Works in March! [more]


Read the February e-Newsletter

posted: Mar 8, 2010

See what’s happening at The Works in February! [more]


Travels with Children

posted: Feb 8, 2010

A great post and video about a favorite museum- The Works! [more]


Read the January e-Newsletter

posted: Dec 31, 2009

See what’s happening at The Works in January! [more]


Read the December e-Newsletter

posted: Dec 8, 2009

See what’s happening at The Works in December! [more]


Read the November e-Newsletter

posted: Nov 7, 2009

See what’s happening at The Works in November! [more]


Amusement Park Camp in Brooklyn Park

posted: Jul 23, 2009

This article from the Star Tribune highlights our fun engineering camp at Monroe Elementary. [more]


The Works hosts the ExploraDome

posted: Jul 21, 2009

This short video from the Sun Newspapers highlights The Works and the MN Planetarium’s ExploraDome. [more]


ExploraDome lands at The Works

posted: Jul 21, 2009

The Sun Newspaper featured The Works and the Minnesota Planetarium in this July 2009 article. [more]


Letting it Fly in Detroit Lakes

posted: May 19, 2009

The Works built catapults with 100+ students in Detroit Lakes as part of The Works on Wheels program [more]


Hovercrafts at Tech Fest at The Works

posted: May 19, 2009

The Works was featured on the Fox 9 morning show prior to Tech Fest 2009. [more]


The Works featured on WCCO’s Finding Minnesota

posted: May 19, 2009

Link to a video and article about The Works museum [more]

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