March 6, 2016 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

Invention Lab

Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm Included with Museum Admission


Use tools of science to explore aviation, aerodynamics, engineering, assembly and design. Perfect for older children and adults.

Current Invention Lab Activities

Through July 30, 2017

Build-a-Plane (Ages 3 -7)
Construct an airplane!  Assemble and take apart a large, manipulative model of an airplane.  Just right for ages 3-7.

Computer Design / 3D Printing (Ages 7+)
Discover the world of 3D printing!  Use a simple Computer Aided Design tool to create a customized object, then watch as the object is printed in one of the Invention Lab printers!

Paper Planes (All Ages)
Fold, build and launch the perfect paper plane to satisfy the requirements for a special mission, and learn more about the National Paper Airplane Contest!

Program is included with museum admission and no advance registration is required.  Facilitators will be available to help throughout the process.  Recommended for ages as indicated for the activities above.