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As the creative hub of National Children’s Museum, Tinkerers Studio invites visitors to take skills they have learned in the Museum and put them in action to design, create, build, and play. Join us for school field trips, family workshops, and birthday parties in this 21st-century learning lab.
recommended for ages 3-12
what is your child learning?
Creative problem solving
Following curiosity to construct something new
Exploring, experimenting, and inventing
Building tangible things through engineering, math, and art
The design process
Exploring various materials and tools to build and create
Connecting art and design to STEM principles
where is this exhibit located?
Tinkerers Studio is located on Floor 1, one level down from the main entrance, next to Engineering Games + Play and the Washington, DC, mural.
extra Museum resources
STEAM Daydream with National Children’s Museum podcast
meet a STEAM expert!
The IF/THEN® Initiative is a national effort sponsored by Lyda Hill Philanthropies® to inspire young girls to pursue STEM careers while creating a culture shift in how the world perceives women in STEM.