Makerspace

About

Imagine, collaborate and create something awesome.

Makerspace is an interactive community-oriented space where you can create and learn skills using a variety of tools and materials. Use your own creativity as you explore science, technology, and engineering principals! Get inspired to be a make. Play build, imagine, adapt, modify, work together and have fun.

Free
Price

This exhibit is free.

Call our box office at 314.289.4400 for more information.

Workshops are designed for families with children ages 7 and up.

Workshops

Makerspace Workshops

Enjoy 2 hour sessions offered each afternoon hosted by the Maker Team®. Visitors are welcome to stay the full 2 hours or for 2 minutes.

Workshops are currently closed until further notice.
Thematic learning objective:

Patrons will gain the basics to a wide range of program offerings and technical skills. This diverse approach to informal education/interpretation will direct participants into project based learning and cross generational collaboration.

Workshop Times

Closed.

Dates and times subject to change

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Activities

What’s inside.

Mount Goldberg

In this tabletop Rube Goldberg workshop, create a crazy chain reaction to erupt a volcano. This activity is inspired by our exhibit; Pompeii. So, come by the classroom and see if you can make a track to trigger an eruption.

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.

Visit
Makerspace Programs for Groups

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

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.

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