Live Science Experience Essentials
- This live science experience is suitable for Grades 4-8, Grades 9-12, Adults.
- 20 to 60 minutes
- Main Level, Enterprise
- This exhibit requires an additional ticket with a specified entry time.
- Nonmembers may select a Fab Lab session as part of an Explorer ticket package. Members: $8 adults/seniors, $6 children.
Mondays through Saturdays (see left for session times)
Calling all inventors! Try your hand at manufacturing design, technology and engineering as you make an item in our fabrication laboratory, or Fab Lab. The Wanger Family Fab Lab is a small-scale workshop where you can dream up, design and make items from practical to whimsical using cutting-edge software and equipment.
For ages 8 and older; children under 13 must be chaperoned. Capacity is limited.
Available Fab Lab Sessions
Choose from one of three sessions we offer:
Monday through Saturday at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. from June 30 - Sept. 1 (no morning workshop July 14-18, July 21-25 and Aug. 4-8)
Explore the latest in printing technology and take home a mini version of yourself! 60 minutes.
Monday through Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. from June 30 - Sept. 1 (no morning workshop July 14-18, July 21-25 and Aug. 4-8)
Create your own design (like a keychain) on our computer software, then watch as your design is cut into acrylic plastic on our laser cutters. 60 minutes.
Monday through Saturday at 3 p.m. from June 30 - Sept. 1
Design and take home a customized vinyl sticker. 20 minutes.
Fab Lab sessions are not included in Museum Entry, and require an additional timed-entry ticket. Non-members may select a Fab Lab session as part of an Explorer ticket package.
Members: $8 for adults and seniors, $6 for children.
New Online Activities
- Online Activity
Use the systems of the human body to help Fred survive a very bad night!
- Online Activity
Do you know what's in the food you eat? Try naming the ingredients in these popular items.