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. 

Wonders of Nature

WonderLab’s new program, Wonders of Nature, is gearing up to be a summer time adventure for young and old. Run wild. Wiggle like worms. Fly like the red-tail hawk. Knowledge will bloom like planted seeds through hands-on exploration, active games, and creative, natural, crafts. June topics:... Learn more

Coder Dojo

  • Recurring monthly on the 3rd Thursday until August 16, 2018
  • WonderLab Museum
  • 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

Building with Chemistry

The world is made up of tiny molecules and materials arranged in intricate and intriguing patterns. Discover the wonder and beauty of nanoscale building through hands-on activities developed by IU Chemistry in partnership with Wonderlab. Learn more

Wonders of Water

Wonders of Water is a celebrations of what makes our planet blue! Come to WonderLab to see our touch tank, diving gear, live tank feeding, a virutal reality tour of coral reef, and more! Wonders of Water is both a celebration of water, but also an informational event that will discuss how we can... Learn more

After Dark: Art in Bloom

Celebrate Bloomington's bicentennial with WonderLab Museum! Art in Bloom explores the science of art in Bloomington, celebrating the town's various artistic endeavors! Listen to local bands perform in the garden, learn about the science of recording with local recording studios, see glass blowing... Learn more

Bubblefest 2018

  • Dates vary between September 1, 2018 - September 3, 2018
  • WonderLab Museum
  • (812) 337-1337

The return to WonderLab's ICONIC bubble fest program! Come help us celebrate the changes and growth in the museum by leaning into what has been awesome about WonderLab from the beginning - hands-on science learning that is engaging and enchanting for people of all ages. Build a bubble sculpture,... Learn more

Tech-xpert Gril Scout Program

Can you imagine life without all the awesome technology we use every day? WonderLab has designed an exclusive event to show you some gadgets and ideas you might not know about! You'll work with local experts to learn in-depth computer programming, get to play with robots, and explore all the... Learn more

After Dark: Science of Sex

There is so much science that is involved in attraction! Come to WonderLab and learn about how dating apps have impacted the dating scene, the chemistry involved in physical attraction, and how other species perform mating rituals. As always, enjoy local brews and food as you explore the science... Learn more