March 6, 2016 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

Invention Lab

Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Open Monday, February 17, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Included with Museum Admission






Use tools of science to explore aviation, aerodynamics, engineering, assembly and design. Suitable for children ages 3 and up.

Weekday Invention Lab Activities

Wind Tunnel Helicopters

Build an modify a paper helicopter to allow it to fly freely in a vertical wind tunnel!

Straw Rockets

Investigate Newton’s Third Law of Motion while building and launching a paper straw rocket!

Weekend/Holiday Invention Lab Activities

February 8 – March 1, 2020

Paper Engines

Investigate a full-scale, cutaway radial engine, then build a simple paper model of a 4-cylinder motor!