New Tour Now Booking Spring 2021 & Beyond! Inquire for details: 607-272-0600 Ext 128


Enter a colorful world of art and engineering in BRiCKSBURG, a new exhibition featuring building challenges, interactives, and free-play and demonstration areas, designed to encourage visitors of all ages to explore the power of creativity with familiar toy building bricks. The unique challenges in this immersive gallery experience are sure to engage anyone who has ever picked up a building brick and let their imagination run free. BRiCKSBURG invites visitors to take on the roles of architect, artist, engineer, and builder at activity tables, stocked with thousands of bricks.

  • Developed by Carnegie Science Center and produced in partnership with Sciencenter
  • Family audience; perfect for field trips
  • Size: 2,000 – 2,500 sq. ft.
  • Rental Fee: $30,000 for 3 ½ month rental
  • Shipping: 1 truck

  • Asking questions, making observations, and gathering information are helpful for problem solving.
  • Before beginning to design a solution, it is important to clearly understand the problem.
  • Design problems can be solved through the development of an object, tool, process, or system.
  • Possible solutions to a problem are limited by available materials and resources (constraints).
  • Multiple solutions to a problem can be generated and compared based on how well they meet the criteria and constraints of the design problem.

Spring 2021: Reserved
Summer 2021: Reserved
Fall 2021: Available
Spring 2022: Available
Fall 2022: Available

For additional information, contact Sharon Smallwood at or (607) 272-0600 ×128.


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