The Works Museum Bloomington

Our experience gallery is closed for renovation.

While the museum floor won’t be open to the public for several months, we hope to see many of you at summer camp and at school group visits! Check back in the coming months for more details on what we have planned.

School Year Hours

Monday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Holiday Hours

12/20—12/23: 9 a.m. — 3 p.m
12/24—12/25: CLOSED
12/27—12/31: 9 a.m. — 4 p.m
1/1: 12 P.M. – 4 p.m
1/3–1/7: CLOSED

Other special hours

  • Monday 1/17: 9 a.m. — 4 p.m.
  • Monday 2/21: 9 a.m. — 4 p.m.
  • Monday-Friday 3/28-4/1 : 9 a.m. — 4 p.m.
  • Monday-Friday 4/4-4/8: 9 a.m. — 4 p.m.

Admission

Admission is $11.00 per person for adults and children. The Experience Gallery,  and Pop-Up Engineering, are included in your admission. Children under two are free. Children under 12 must be accompanied by a chaperone (age 15+).

Tickets may be purchased online in advance or at the front desk.

For information on our Gateway access program check here.

Members enjoy unlimited visits (with member card and photo ID). Become a member today!

The Works Museum is committed to the safety of our visitors and staff. To help stop the spread of COVID-19:

  • We strongly encourage all visitors to wear masks to protect our staff, visitors, and the young engineers who are unable to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Do not visit the Museum if you are sick or experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, including fever of 100.4 degrees F or higher, cough, shortness of breath, flu-like symptoms in the last 72 hours, or have had a known exposure to a confirmed case of COVID-19.
  • Plan to practice social distancing from visitors outside your household.
  • The basement lunchroom will be closed to public visitors. Plan to eat meals/snacks before or after arriving, or use our picnic bench outside.
  • Visitors may purchase tickets online in advance to limit contact at the front desk.

Gift Cards

Purchase a gift card for a friend or family member. Gift cards are available in the following amounts: $11, $22, $33, $44, $55, $75, and $100. Gift cards can be used for Museum admission or toward gift shop purchases, and never expire!