WonderLab

  • 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. 

Energize! After School

  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday until December 19, 2017
  • 812-337-1337 ext. 17

Join us for free fitness, free food, and free fun! Energize After School is a partnership between WonderLab and the YMCA. Children can attend every week or just try out one or two classes. Recommended for children ages 6 to 12. Learn more

Science Sprouts

  • Recurring weekly on Thursday until December 28, 2017
  • 812-337-1337 ext.11

Half-hour of fun, hands-on science for toddlers under age 3. Prewalkers and siblings welcome. Themes vary by month: October- Geology and November-Light and Shadow Learn more

Dive Deeper Series

  • Recurring weekly on Sunday until December 31, 2017
  • 812-337-1337 x11

Join us for 30-minute gallery chats about the WonderLab Coral Reef Ecosystem. Learn about marine life, coral reefs and conservation. Topics include: October- Unique coral and November- Megafauna and microfauna Learn more

STEM Sundays

  • Recurring weekly on Sunday until December 31, 2017
  • 812-337-1337 x11

STEM Sunday is a drop-in, challenge-based experience that encourages families to engage in engineering and design. Topics change each week. Learn more

Discovery Time

  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday until December 27, 2017
  • 812-337-1337 x11

Half-hour of fun, hands-on science enrichment activities for preschoolers ages 3-6. Themes vary by month: October- Geology and November-Light and Shadow Learn more

Science Sprouts

  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday until December 27, 2017
  • 812-337-1337 x.11

Half-hour of fun, hands-on science for toddlers under age 3. Prewalkers and siblings welcome. Themes vary by month: October- Geology and November-Light and Shadow Learn more

Science Sprouts

  • Recurring weekly on Thursday until December 28, 2017
  • 812-337-1337 x11

Half-hour of fun, hands-on science for toddlers under age 3. Prewalkers and siblings welcome. Themes vary by month: October- Geology and November-Light and Shadow Learn more

Dive Deeper Series

  • Recurring weekly on Saturday until December 30, 2017
  • 812-337-1337 x11

Join us for 30-minute gallery chats about the WonderLab Coral Reef Ecosystem. Learn about marine life, coral reefs and conservation. Topics include: October- Unique coral and November- Megafauna and microfauna Learn more

WonderLab After Dark: Undead

  • October 20, 2017
  • 812-337-1337 ext.11

Explore the science of the Undead. Feed your brain. Eat your heart out. Enjoy a cash bar featuring wine, local craft beers, and Oddball Fermentables's unique cysers. Walk among famous scientists of the past. Discover the science of death. One night only. WonderLab Museum. 21+ only. Learn more

IDEA Lab: Flip Lights

  • October 21, 2017
  • 812-337-1337 x.11

Create a simple flip light. This quick beginner project will help even young children become familiar with basic skills of creating simple circuits and soldering. Bonus: Take home a useful product! Learn more

Night at the Museum: Fantastic Beasts

  • November 11, 2017
  • 812-337-1337 x.11

Don your wizarding finest for an evening of science, live animals, food and "well-mannered frivolity!" Fantastic Beasts will present an array of truly fantastic beasts, from small to furry to big and scaly. All ages are invited to meet critters face to face and discover all the science magic that... Learn more

Furry Friday: Sled Dog Adventures

  • November 24, 2017
  • 812-337-1337 x.11

Forget about "Black Friday" and come to "Furry Friday" instead! Learn all about the exciting experiences of "Finney" Aufder Heyde, retired MCCSC school teacher and creator of the "Teacher on the Trail" program. Get hands on with real Alaskan dog-sledding gear and Finney's dogs: 8-year-old SootFa... Learn more

IDEA Lab: Electronic Mobile

  • November 25, 2017
  • 812-337-1337 x11

Build a hanging mobile that spins. This project is a combination of art and electronics. The mobiles can be decorated however you choose, and the DIY circuit is powered by coin cell batteries and a pressure sensor. Learn more