How People Make Things

Ever wonder how it’s made? Every object in our world has a story. This exhibit tells that story by showing you the technology used to manufacture familiar childhood objects!

The exhibit takes visitors onto the factory floor through hands-on activities in cutting, molding, deforming and assembly.

Exhibit Details


1,500-2,000 sq. ft.

Content focus

STEAM, Manufacturing

Target Audience

Children up to age 12, Families, School Groups


- Wax Cutting Table with Hand Tools
- Die Cutting Table with Four Dies
- 3 Axis Mill
- Injection Molder
- Mold Matching Table
- Deform a Penny
- Trolley Assembly Table & Test Track

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