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Join us on special days for drop-in Explore It! events

Experience more hands-on engineering around a particular subject or with visiting partner organizations. No registration is required, just stop in with your family or the young engineers in your life. All activities are included with your Museum admission and free to members. Get ready to Explore It!

Coding summer camps Twin Cities minnesota

Explore It! Code Day

Join The Works Museum and our partners to explore coding with your family.
Saturday, November 10, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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tech take apart mom and daughter

Explore It! Tech Take-Apart

Roll up your sleeves, put on safety goggles, and dig into the guts of machines and electronics.
Saturday, November 17, 1 – 4 p.m.

Maker Meet Up at The Works Museum

Explore It! Maker Meet-Up

Come meet Minnesota makers showcasing their work and try your hand at making with real tools and materials.
Saturday, December 1, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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Enjoy photos of selected past Explore It! days:


Thank You to Our Past Partners:

Three Rivers Park District
3M Visiting Wizards
Austin Granger
National Weather Service
Beth Korth and Rob Stenzinger, Game Dev Day Organizers
University of Minnesota’s Student Chapter of the Society of Automotive Engineers
Minnesota Center for Book Arts
MathCEP of the University of Minnesota
The Home Depot
Eastman Nature Center of Three Rivers Park
LASER Classroom
Playful Learning Lab from the University of St.Thomas
Engineering Instructor Bob Zbikowski
MNDOT Office of Aeronautics
American Workshop
Minnesota Section of the American Chemical Society

Have an idea for a special visitor or activity you’d love to see at The Works Museum? We’d love to hear from you! Please share your idea on our
Facebook page or send us and e-mail at info@theworks.org.

Regular Hours

Monday, 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
November 22, 2018
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December 24, 2018
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December 25, 2018
Closed For Holiday
April 21, 2019
Closed For Holiday
May 27, 2019
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July 4, 2019
Closed For Holiday
September 2, 2019