2022 TinkerFest at Indiana State Museum | Kids Out and About Indianapolis

2022 TinkerFest at Indiana State Museum


*The event has already taken place on this date: Sat, 05/14/2022
Explore hands-on, interactive activities hosted by the maker community designed to engage and inspire Indiana’s designers, builders, coders, artists, makers and tinkerers of all ages. Each activity invites children and families to invent, create, play and imagine.

Please help us keep this calendar up to date! If this activity is sold out, canceled, or otherwise needs alteration, email mindy@kidsoutandabout.com so we can update it immediately.

This event is included with admission, and $7/scouts and their families.

EXPLORE ACTIVITIES ON ALL THREE LEVELS OF THE MUSEUM

  • Get hands-on with automotive tinkering with Ivy Tech
  • See robotics demos and mini-bots building with FIRST Indiana Robotics
  • Try out an airplane flight tabletop simulator with LIFT Academy
  • Make candles with Antique Candles
  • Build your own movable hand with Society of Women Engineers, Central Ind.
  • Make a wooden catapult with Central Indiana woodworkers
  • Get hands-on with a TinkerCAD interactive activity and 3D printing demo with Fishers Maker Playground
  • Tie a fly for fishing with Indianapolis Fly Casters
  • Explore printmaking with Legos with Provisional Press
  • Make art with bike parts and learn about bike safety with Freewheelin’
  • Check out recycled robots with Nickel Plate Arts
  • See Dobot Magician robotic arms with Purdue Extension-Marion County
  • Visit the Tinker Trailer (outdoors) with 1st Makerspace
  • Make wood projects (outdoors) with Woodshop on Wheels

Other activities include making bicycle gear spirograph art, coding and Bee Bots for young visitors, building with Legos and more.

Tickets
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*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.

Organization:

Indiana State Museum

Location:

650 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN, 46204
United States

Phone:

(317) 232-1637
Contact name: 
General Information
The event has already taken place on this date: 
05/14/2022
Time: 
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Price: 
Free with Museum admission. See website for admission prices

Ages

Adults & kids together