National Building Museum

Discover Engineering Family Day 2018

Saturday, February 17, 2018
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Free, drop in. All ages. 

Celebrate National Engineers Week by trying out exciting, hands-on engineering experiences and talking with professional engineers of all kinds. 

DISCOVER how electricity lights the Museum's Great Hall
like a real surveyor, using a map and a compass to find your way
a motorized bot to walk across a table
LAUNCH paper rockets
MIX slime and learn about different chemical reactions
MEET an astronaut
a creative way to launch a ping pong ball into the air
SPIN paper helicopters and test the best design

For a complete list of all activities, visit

Photo by Elizabeth Ann Yoder. 

This event does not require an RSVP. Registered users can request event reminders.