Events at the Works Museum

Upcoming Kids Activities and Events

Looking for kids activities and things to do with your family in the Twin Cities? Check out our upcoming events and activities to plan a family outing to The Works Museum.

Pop-Up Engineering

Join us for bonus drop-in activities on select Saturdays. Included with your Museum admission, these pop-up events feature a special project,  partner organization, or unique theme.

Signature events

Our signature events are the biggest days of the year in the Museum. Featuring all sorts of hands-on activities and demonstrations with our corporate, education, and non-profit partners, our events bring engineering and STEM to life in a uniquely kid-friendly way. Developed for kids ages 4-13 and their grown-ups, each event digs into a specific area of STEM. Pack up your family and come spend a day with us.

Tech Fest

We’re always about the “E” in STEM – engineering! Experience Tech Fest, our family engineering & technology fair celebrating National Engineers Week. Live demos by scientists and engineers, hand-on projects, family activities, and more! It’s our biggest event of the year.

She Engineers Events

Part of our She Engineers initiative, these events introduce girls* and their families to women working in STEM fields. Explore engineering experiences with girls in middle school, high school, universities, and beyond at these special events.

*The Works Museum is committed to improving gender equity and representation in STEM. Our programs for girls are inclusive and welcoming to gender expansive students (cisgender and transgender girls, non-binary or gender non-conforming students, and any other girl-identifying youth).

Robot Day

Meet robots of all shapes and sizes, built and programmed by kids, teens, and professionals. See demos by local robotics experts, learn about robots used in local industry, and experiment with kid-friendly robotics!

Summer and School Break Camps

Okay, so you know your child enjoys engineering, design, or other STEM subjects. What’s next? Our summer and school break camps offer opportunities to dig deeper into topics.

Have a general question about our activities and events? Want to submit a suggestion for an Explore It! Saturday event? Please reach out to us using the button link below: