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 with Sprouts - Virtual

  • April 14, 2021

Join Museum Educators on-line as we continue our discovery of botany. This week we will be discussing plant taxonomy and learning about how we classify plants. Then we will do an activity to make a taxonomic chart. Participants will learn STEM skills through play. Activities are designed for ages... Learn more

Science Explorations - Virtual

  • April 14, 2021

Join us on-line as we explore constellations and learn how a citizen-science campaign can raise public awareness of the impact of light pollution. Science Explorations is designed for young people in grades 1-6. WonderLab strives to align our program with NGSS and Indiana Science... Learn more

CoderDojo – Virtual

  • April 15, 2021

Join Jessica on-line for our monthly coding program, CoderDojo. This program is geared toward ages 7-17, no coding experience needed! This month we will be using Scratch to collaboratively explore some coding challenges. (virtual event) Learn more

Science Sprouts

Weather permitting – Masks Required - Distance Enforced April 8: Botany Basics We will be talking about what botany is and the various branches of botany. We will then use magnifying glasses to look at some various plants up close. April 15: Plant Taxonomy For... Learn more

Animal Hour for All Ages – Virtual

  • April 16, 2021

Join us on-line for Animal Hour, as we learn about what indicator species are and why it is so important for scientists and citizens alike to monitor their health and wellness closely. We will highlight FrogWatch USA, a citizen science group that you can join who help scientists track frog... Learn more

STEM Saturdays for Families

Weather permitting – Masks Required - Distance Enforced Come to WonderLab for STEM Saturdays – a great opportunity for the whole family or group to explore the engineering design process as well as develop STEM skills such as defining & problem solving, exploring... Learn more

WonderLab Science StoryTime

Weather permitting – Masks Required - Distance Enforced Cost: Free with Museum Admission Science Story Time allows young scientists to develop literacy and STEM skills as well as build vocabulary by actively participating in the program. Activities designed for ages 3-6. All... Learn more

Ask Me Anything: COVID-19 in Bloomington and Beyond: Public Health, Children, Parents, and Vaccines

  • April 20, 2021

Featuring: Dr. Lana Dbeibo, NEED TITLE and Graham McKeen, Indiana University What’s our current situation in terms of public health here locally? How is the vaccine rollout progressing? What is herd immunity? When will COVID-19 vaccines be available for children?... Learn more