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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!

Explore It! Wild Weather

Explore the science of weather with visiting experts from the National Weather Service.
Saturday, March 9, 1 – 4 p.m.

Explore It! K’Nex Meet-Up

Meet Austin Granger, the engineer of our giant ball machine, and spend an afternoon free  building with Austin and other K’Nex enthusiasts.
Saturday, March 23, 1 – 4 p.m.

Enjoy photos of selected past Explore It! days:

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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
YOXO Toys
Playful Learning Lab from the University of St.Thomas
Engineering Instructor Bob Zbikowski
MNDOT Office of Aeronautics
American Workshop
GoSolar!
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 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