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Experience / Dream It, Design It, Fab It!

Making, Your Way

Calling all inventors! Turn your idea into an item you make in our fabrication laboratory — or Fab Lab.

Ready to try your hand at manufacturing design, technology and engineering? 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 up. Children ages 10 to 12 must be with a Fab Lab-ticketed chaperone (18 or older).

Masks Required: Due to limited space for physical distancing, wearing masks is required in this experience for everyone age 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status. Masks will be provided and must be worn snugly over nose and mouth for the entire time in the space. See our mask policy FAQs.

More about the experience
3D printing and more

Fabricating fun

Bring in a design idea or just see what inspiration strikes you—then create it with the cutting-edge software and equipment in our Fab Lab. Don't know the first thing about fabricating? Our staff will have you underway in no time.

Capacity is limited; advance tickets are recommended. Sessions and times are subject to change. See the Fab Lab calendar for current offerings.

Available guided workshops

Available sessions and times may vary by date and can be purchased via online ticketing. See the Fab Lab calendar for a complete schedule.

60 minutes

3D Printed Creature

Digitally sculpt your own 3D object and then make it using our 3D printers!

These guided workshops are for ages 10 and up. Ages 10–12 must have an age 18-or-older Fab Lab-ticketed chaperone.

View the Fab Lab calendar

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