Family Day Hack Jam
Monday, February 18 | 9am – 5pm
We’re excited to share Family Day with you at THEMUSEUM! Due to discounted admission and the popularity of SPECTRUM, please be prepared for some short lineups.
Join us this Family Day, February 18th, from 9am-5pm for THEMUSEUM’s 7th Annual Family Day Hack Jam! With activities spanning every floor of the space, you and your family will spend the day tinkering and making, learning about S.T.E.A.M., digital technology, and interactive tech-art.
Half price admission for the day includes access to all Hack Jam vendors and our exciting exhibitions! Enjoy a special Family Day menu at B@THEMUSEUM from 11am-5pm, or bring your lunch and stay a while!Hack Jam Activities
Binary Beads – Do you like secret messages only you and your friends will understand? Translate your own message into binary and display it on a keychain or necklace using beads! Binary is a number system using 0s and 1s, representing all digital data used in computer systems. Learn how to convert between letters and binary with Hackademy.
Ferrofluid: Material of the Future – Play with Ferrofluid and the Digital Microfluidic Platform: The Ferrobot.
Catapults! – Who knew clothespins could be so much fun?! Rubber bands and a spoon help us turn a simple household item into a launching device for hours of play.
Usborne STEAM Books – Check out books to get your little one interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). These books are filled with information to get your little one coding, engineering and exploring their inner scientist!
Toy Design Studio – Become your own toy-maker with Tinker Truck! Make new and wonderful creations! What will you come up with?
DIY Electronics – Learn how to solder with Nordquist! Pull back the curtain on electronics and see how the magic works. Build something cool and learn valuable tech skills at the same time!
Artemis – Help the Terran Stellar Navy’s science, technology, geo-engineering and mathematics team program robots to survey new planetary terrains during their science survey.