WonderLab Museum

  • 308 W. 4th Street
  • Bloomington, IN 47404
  • (812) 337-1337

Located downtown on the B-Line Trail and rated one of the top 25 science centers in the country, WonderLab offers two floors of exciting hands-on experiences for visitors of all ages. Be sure to climb the two-story grape vine and check out the live animals on the second floor!

Museum admission is charged, but access to the gift store is free. Discounts for groups of 10 or more with a two-week advance reservation. After-hours rental of the entire museum is available for private parties, conference receptions, weddings, etc. 

Discovery Time: A Preschool Program

  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday until December 26, 2018
  • (812) 337-1337

It is said that young children experience the world and express themselves in a “hundred languages.” Discovery Time utilizes a broad array of these learning languages - including music, art, stories, and creative movement - to connect children to science. Children ages 3 to 6 are developing... Learn more

Science Sprouts: A Toddler Program

  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday until December 26, 2018
  • (812) 337-1337

Science Sprouts is a weekly enrichment program designed especially for toddlers and their families. Toddlers are natural scientists, and Science Sprouts is a time for them to explore, experiment, and build skills ranging from physical development to social emotional development. Science Sprouts... Learn more

Science Sprouts: A Toddler Program

  • Recurring weekly on Thursday until December 27, 2018
  • (812) 337-1337

Science Sprouts is a weekly enrichment program designed especially for toddlers and their families. Toddlers are natural scientists, and Science Sprouts is a time for them to explore, experiment, and build skills ranging from physical development to social emotional development. Science Sprouts... Learn more

Dive Deeper with a Marine Biologist

  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday until December 30, 2018
  • (812) 337-1337

Join a marine biologist to dive deeper into the science of WonderLab’s coral reef. These 30 minute talks feature hands-on exploration, tours of our coral reef aquarium, insight from an expert, and time for questions. Each month explores a different topic in depth. Learn more

STEM Sunday

  • Recurring weekly on Sunday until December 30, 2018
  • (812) 337-1337

STEM Sunday is a free, drop-in, challenge-based experience that encourages families to engage in the engineering and design process. Emphasis is on this process rather than the product. Projects are not “take-home”, but may include a take-home element. A simple goal/design challenge is introduced... Learn more

LED Valentine's Day Cards

  • February 10, 2018
  • 812-337-1337

Valentine’s Day is electric….LED electric, that is. An LED is an electronic device that emits light when power is supplied to it. But how does an LED work? On Saturday, February 10, come to WonderLab from 1 - 3 p.m. and light up Valentine’s Day. Learn about circuits by making LED light up... Learn more

CoderDojo

  • February 15, 2018
  • (812) 337-1337

Learn to code from coding experts! At CoderDojo children ages 7 to 17 learn skills such as building a website, creating an app or a game, and exploring technology in an informal, creative, and social environment. The program is free, laptops are provided, and it is co-taught by local computer... Learn more

After Dark: Chocolate

  • February 17, 2018
  • 812-337-1337

Chocolate is not just a delicious treat, it is also a historically and culturally significant commodity. WonderLab’s After Dark: Chocolate is a 21 and over event that discusses the history and science of chocolate. There will be local craft brews, mead, and food. Come eat, drink, be merry, and... Learn more

Dog Tricks and More with Sarah DeLone

  • March 17, 2018
  • 812-377-1337

Working dogs do a variety of jobs: herding, agility, and therapy to name a few. Why are dogs able to do these things? How do they learn? Join Monroe County Humane Association’s VIPaws coordinator, Sarah DeLone and some fabulous... Learn more