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The Works

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My son is 8 years old and has an engineering mind & he loved it. We were there for 2 hours, but he... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Passport3424
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So much fun and very reasonably priced

The Works is a great family outing. I have taken my daughter here for parties and field trips as... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Leslie L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So much to see and do everything from sensoring maze to mixing colors with plastic sheets to making aminated pictures so playing a harp with no strings to building a fort with sponge blocks

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Kara N, Media & Communications Coordinator at The Works, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write a review - it sounds like the two of you had a fun day together! We love hearing this kind of feedback.

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

My son is 8 years old and has an engineering mind & he loved it. We were there for 2 hours, but he would have stayed longer if we had let him. Although the place is small, it kept my son entertained. It is worth...More

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Kara N, Media & Communications Coordinator at The Works, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thanks for the review. We're so glad your young engineer enjoyed his time here!

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We went to The Works for the first time yesterday. Though technically geared for elementary aged kids, my almost 5 and 3.5 year old had a blast. They were excited the minute we walked in the door and not ready to leave anytime soon 2...More

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Kara N, Media & Communications Coordinator at The Works, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

This is so great to hear! Thank you for sharing your experience with us. I will pass on your kind words to our staff - hope to see you back at The Works Museum again soon!

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We went there today with our grandkids, 10, 8 and 3. The first thing out of the 10 year old was "Awesome" when he saw the creation being build inside the front door. It was uncrowded this day and we had a great time. There...More

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Kara N, Marketing & Communications Coordinator at The Works, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thanks for the kind review. We are so thrilled to hear that your grandchildren enjoyed their visit. Hope to see you all back here soon!

Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is a great place for ages 5-15.......maybe even older! Such great inquiry. Really a gem! I highly recommend going of the day or sign up for a camp.

Thank Ed L
Kara N, Marketing & Communications Coordinator at The Works, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write this review, Ed. We love hearing this kind of feedback. We are a kid-focused museum, but it's always our hope that families will spend their time here exploring together. Engineering is for young and old!

Reviewed 30 April 2018

The Works is a great family outing. I have taken my daughter here for parties and field trips as well as just a fun way to spend the day. Fun, educational hands on activities help alleviate winter cabin fever. My daughter is a little old...More

Thank Leslie L
Kara N, Media & Communications Coordinator at The Works, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thanks for the review, Leslie! It's great to hear that your family enjoys our museum. Hope to see you at The Works again soon!

Reviewed 25 April 2018

Well designed, hands-on museum with fun exhibits. Both of my kids (under 12) loved exploring this place.

Thank Noelle E
Kara N, Media & Communications Coordinator at The Works, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review The Works Museum. We're so glad to hear that your kids had a great experience - hope to see you back here soon!

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

My kids, ages 6-12, had a great time with this interactive experience. It is rather small. You can do everything in an hour. That being said, I was pleasantly surprised that my kids were entertained for 2. Glad we went.

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We were able to visit for free using our reciprocal membership. I don't know if I'd say it would be worth it if you are paying full price. It is basically a very large room divided up in to stations. That being said, our kids...More

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Kara N, Media & Communications Coordinator at The Works, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write a review - and most of all, thanks for visiting The Works. If you're in the area again, we also offer workshops, special events, pop up activities, and school break camps for more engineering fun!

Reviewed 8 March 2017

I had the opportunity to visit with our daycare kids. The kids were entertained for quite some time. They didn't want to leave. The staff there are very kid friendly. They are there to answer questions. There is a dining hall for visitors to eat...More

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Arnie J
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Response from Kara N | Property representative |
Hi Arnie, members of the following organizations receive $2 off admission at The Works Museum: The Science Museum of Minnesota, Minnesota Children’s Museum, The Bakken Museum, The Bell Museum, & TPT.
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