The Works Museum Bloomington

The Works Museum will be closed from September 4th – October 1st and will reopen for public visitors and birthday parties on Saturday, October 2nd.

Temporary Summer Hours

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

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.


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

For your safety, we are limiting the number of tickets sold each day. To guarantee your visit, we recommend purchasing tickets online.

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:

  • Masks are required for all visitors ages 5 and older, regardless of their vaccination status.
  • Masks are strongly encouraged for visitors ages 2-4. 
  • 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.
  • We recommend purchasing your tickets online in advance as a limited number will be sold each day.

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!