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The Works, Bloomington

Categories: Science Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
3.3/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web
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  • This place was pretty small. I live in a small city, and our children's museum is 3-4x bigger than this place. I like the build a race car stuff, and the building bricks was cool. Certainly a fun plac...  read more »
  • We took our grandson here for his 5th birthday and he really enjoyed it. $8.50 admission each which I thought was a little steep but not terrible. There are a lot of interactive displays that the chil...  read more »
  • We came during the Smithsonian Free Museum day so we did get free admission. If you are expecting this place to be like Children's Museum, you will be disappointed. To be fair, The Works doesn't compa...  read more »
  • Great place for kids to go to a science/physics type learning interactive museum. They also have great camps for the kids to attend.
  • We had an awesome time today at The Works with our 5 and 4 year old children. Some of the downstairs exhibits are a little old, but others are AWESOME! My kids especially loved the beebots (programming bumblebee bots) and yoxo boards. The kinex car creation space was also really neat. Oh, and the sensors maze! (okay, so there were lots they loved). The upstairs space that changes regularly was really well-done. The hands-on science activities were designed to be engaging for little kiddos as well as older elementary students. For example, the legos+circuits stations entertained my 4 year old just as well as some of the 10 year olds who were in the room at the same time as us. Overall - definitely worth a visit if you have kids who need a change of scenery during MInnesota winters.
  • Awesome place for kids to learn and have fun. Highly recommended.
  • Fun place but very crowded. It is geared more towards younger children 3-8 yr olds.
  • Great place for kids to explore. Great place for a class field trip. We took a class on kaleidoscopes and electricity the kids were engaged and loved it.
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