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.
Thursdays through Mondays (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 10 and older; children under 13 must be with a ticketed adult chaperone. Capacity is limited.
Available Fab Lab Sessions (Sept. 2 - Dec. 31)
Choose from one of three sessions we offer:
Thursday through Monday at 10 a.m.* and 1:30 p.m.
(* No Saturday 10 a.m. workshop from Sept. 27 - Nov. 22 and Dec. 6)
Explore the latest in printing technology and take home a mini version of yourself! 60 minutes.
Thursday through Monday at 11:30 a.m.* and Monday, Friday and Saturday at 3 p.m.
(* No Saturday 11:30 a.m. workshop from Sept. 27 - Nov. 22 and Dec. 6)
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.
Thursday and Sunday at 3 p.m.
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.