Makerspace

About

Imagine, collaborate and create something awesome.

Makerspace is an interactive, community-oriented space where anyone can create and learn skills using a variety of tools and materials. Explore science, technology, engineering and your creative mind by interacting with our exhibits, taking a class in our Maker Classroom, or visiting our Maker Garage to meet local St. Louis makers. Work together with friends to imagine, build, adapt, modify and, most importantly, have fun.

Free
Price

This exhibit is free, but classes in the Maker Classroom are ticketed.

Tickets are available at the Science Center. Call our box office at 314.289.4400 for more information.

Classes are 45 minutes and are designed for families with children ages 7 and up. Prices are per project. Multiple people can work on the same project.

Ages 7 and up: $10 / project
Members: $6 / project

Activities

What’s inside.

Air Ball

Play and experiment to learn how wind effects different objects. Then use the materials to create a game you can teach to someone else.

Float and Fly

Create an object using simple materials, then put it to the test and see if it flies. Once you’ve conquered the air, adapt your design and make it float.

Sail Race

Design a sail using Tinkertoys and fabric, then send it flying down the racetrack. Can you modify your sail to beat the best time of the day?

Ball Run

Assemble the magnetic pipes to get a ball from start to finish on one side of the ball run. Work as a team to try to get the ball around all four sides of the cube.

Rigamajig

Use everyday building materials like wood, screws, rope and brackets to create clever contraptions.

Classes

Maker Room Classes

Sign up for a 45-minute workshop in our Maker Classroom to learn amazing new skills and head home with a new creation you made yourself. Tickets are available at the Science Center. Call our box office at 314.289.4400 for more information.

December Class: Cardboard Build DIY Ornaments

Join us this holiday season to create your own decoration. Do it yourself card board/LED ornaments. What will you dream up?

December Class Times

December 13th – December 20th @ 1:30 PM-3:30 PM

December 26th- December 31st @ 10:00 AM-12:00 and 2:00 PM-4:30 PM

There will be no Friday or Saturday sessions.

Sun. Dec 16
Mon. Dec 17
Tue. Dec 18
Wed. Dec 19
Thu. Dec 20
Wed. Dec 26
Thu. Dec 27
Sun. Dec 30
Mon. Dec 31

Sunday, December 16

Makerspace Artwork
Makerspace Class: Cardboard build DIY ornaments
1:30 pm

Monday, December 17

Makerspace Artwork
Makerspace Class: Cardboard build DIY ornaments
1:30 pm

Tuesday, December 18

Makerspace Artwork
Makerspace Class: Cardboard build DIY ornaments
1:30 pm

Wednesday, December 19

Makerspace Artwork
Makerspace Class: Cardboard build DIY ornaments
1:30 pm

Thursday, December 20

Makerspace Artwork
Makerspace Class: Cardboard build DIY ornaments
1:30 pm

Wednesday, December 26

Makerspace Artwork
Makerspace Class: Cardboard build DIY ornaments
10:00 am
2:00 pm

Thursday, December 27

Makerspace Artwork
Makerspace Class: Cardboard build DIY ornaments
10:00 am
2:00 pm

Sunday, December 30

Makerspace Artwork
Makerspace Class: Cardboard build DIY ornaments
10:00 am
2:00 pm

Monday, December 31

Makerspace Artwork
Makerspace Class: Cardboard build DIY ornaments
10:00 am
2:00 pm
Visit
Makerspace Programs for Groups

The Science Center offers a wide variety of Makerspace programs tailored to specific groups and audiences.

Program Guide

Groups & Field Trips

Accessibility

Makerspace is accessible to visitors with disabilities, as well as visitors with strollers, scooters, and walkers. Elevators and ramps serve all public areas.

More About Accessibility