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Tinkerers' Club

Join us for the Tinkerers’ Club every Saturday in the Tinkering Studio! Dream it, create it, and take it home!

Open to tinkerers of all ages (with an accompanying adult).

Price per project:

Non members $15

Members $12


Please Note: Registered program participants and their families will need to purchase Fleet admission in addition to the Tinkerers' Club activity fee. Registered Tinkerers' Club participants should enter the museum though the main rotunda entrance and arrive at the Tinkering Studio (located on the science center's 1st floor next to Cellular Journey) by 10:30 a.m. to enjoy the fun!

Science Center members can always enjoy access to the exhibit galleries with their current membership pass. Members must purchase tickets online or at the ticket counter.

Quantities are limited and may not be available the day of the activity. Sign up early to secure your spot! All applicable on line fees apply. No tickets can be bought online the day of the event.

Questions? Call the Fleet at: (619) 238-1233 ext. 806

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Tinkerers are invited to learn new skills and make awesome take-home projects on our July Tinkerers’ Club dates! Open to tinkerers of all ages (with an accompanying adult). From 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Tinkering Studio.

Price per project:

Non members $15

Members $12

Please note on line fees may apply.

Dates are July 5, 12, 19, 26

July 5

Learn to solder and power a motor that you get to take home. Harness the power of your new working motor by creating a real working turbine.


July 12

Use your saw skills to create your own version of one of the Tinkering Studio’s most popular brain-bending puzzles! You will help construct your own Towers of Hanoi, so you can continue to challenge your puzzling and mathematical skills at home.


July 19

Learn to use basic building skills to create a far-launching catapult! Build it, launch it, and take it home!


July 26

Build, decorate, and race your own handcrafted wooden vehicle. Race, assess, and race again! Roll down our Tinker Track and perfect your fast-flying vehicle with the help of our handy tools and expert team!