Due to Governor Walz' "Stay At Home" directive, The Works Museum remains closed and is unable to host any groups at this time.

With these developments, we have made the decision to postpone all groups through the end of May for public safety reasons. If you previously scheduled a field trip or offsite visit with us, we will contact you directly.

Preschool Field Trips

Teachers, are you looking for a Field Trip for your Preschoolers in Minnesota, to extend your classroom curriculum?

Start Your Engineers with a museum visit to The Works Museum

Explore interactive exhibits featuring building, simple machines, optics, sensors, and more! Exhibits are located on one easy-to-supervise level. Appropriate for Pre K through grade 6.

Length: One hour. Museum only.
Cost: $6.00/student (price does not include workshop).

Add a workshop to your visit

Experience hands-on engineering activities with your preschoolers. Include a workshop in your visit for more preschool engineering fun! Preschoolers will read a story, explore with materials and tools, and create a take-home project.

Workshops support the Minnesota K-6 Academic Standards in science.

Length: 60 minutes
Workshop only cost: $8/student (price does not include Museum visit.)
Workshop plus Museum visit cost: $12.50/student ($8 workshop fee + $4.50 per student).

Two topics are available:

Wind Float objects in wind tubes and construct a sail car.
Bridges Engineer a bridge and create a bridge-building kit to take home.

Click here to view the Minnesota Early Childhood Indicators of Progress and Minnesota K-6 Science Standards/Benchmarks addressed in these workshops.

View Pre K – grade 6 workshop topics by grade level.

Reservations are required. Schedule your preschool field trip early to ensure your first choice of dates. Please call (952) 888-4262 or complete a reservation request form with the link below.

Your leaders did a perfect job (of it), and as a result, all of the children were able to be successful. We will definitely be back.
K-1 Teacher