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.