The Museum of Science of Central America will host its 7th Tinkerfest on Saturday, April 22nd from 10am to 4pm. The science and arts festival features more than 25 interactive, one-day experimental stations for attendees to explore STEA concepts through hands-on activities. Tinkerfest is included with general admission to the museum.
Diane LaFollette, CEO of the Museum of Science in Central America, said: “Experimentation is essential to fostering curiosity about the world around us. Tinkerfest provides a safe environment for children to explore new ideas through hands-on activities and fosters a desire to learn. It inspires and encourages creativity.”
Tinkerfest is a family-friendly, all-ages event that brings together makers and crafters from all over Arkansas. Over the past few years, the event has included activities including mechanical engineering, robotics and art, designed to foster a hands-on process of inventing, innovating and exploring ideas using everyday items.
This year’s Tinkerfest is presented by Smile Hot Springs-Erwin & Barnett Dentistry, with additional support from Oak Lawn, M3 Services, Cristo Engineers, VIPA Hospitality, Platinum Drywall, RE/MAX of Hot Springs Village and The Hatcher Agency will be
The museum is located at 500 Mid America Blvd in Hot Springs, Arkansas. General admission is $12 for adults, $10 for children ages 3-12 and his seniors over 65, and $11 for teachers and military personnel. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 AM to 5 PM and Sunday from 1 PM to 5 PM. For more information, visit https://midamericamuseum.org/ or call (501) 767-3461.