Ages 3+

Energy is the force that makes things GO! Rockets, hot air balloons, racing zeppelins even a solar symphony.

Energy is the force that makes things GO! Rockets, hot air balloons, racing zeppelins even a solar symphony.

Go on an energy quest

go on an energy quest

Gather jewels around this labyrinth to fuel a hot air balloon to the ceiling.


art with light

Harness the power of light to create beautiful art with our humongous Light Bright!

Power a rocket3

build and launch a rocket

Design and construct your own rocket, then control its trajectory and PSI to launch it into the planets!

Use kid power2

use kid power!

Power antique erector sets with your muscles and watch them race along tracks in the ceiling.

Solar Symphony2

conduct a solar symphony

Witness the power of the sun! Cover and uncover speakers to control the amount of solar power they get and the music they play.

Wind turbines2

power an aurora borealis

Aim an air cannon toward the ceiling and witness a gorgeous moving light show.

squeeze the whoopee cushion wall

This one speaks for itself.

take flight

Strap on wings or a cape and feel the lift, powered by fans that you control!

can't wait?

It takes energy to move! Feel your heartbeat, then do jumping jacks for 30 seconds. Feel your heartbeat again. What do you notice?

Take a tour before you visit to see how we create energy in this powerful exhibit!


Made possible by


Major support provided by

Sprout Foundation


Additional support provided by


Institute of Museum and Library Services 
through grant award number MA-10-14-0458-14

We wanted to help other non-profit organizations craft world-class learning experiences, so we created The Exhibits Team. Our exhibit experts can provide advice on the many decisions involved with designing, fabricating, installing and maintaining museum exhibits.



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