The Works Hours: Tues – Sat, 9 am – 4 pm

*Please note: The SciDome is currently closed for repairs. We are working closely with our partners to identify the necessary parts and technology updgrades to get the planetarium back online for our guests! Thank you for your patience.


Guidelines for Visiting


Child Safety

All children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult while visiting The Works. Children should be supervised by an adult at all times during their visit.

Food & Drink

Food & drink are not permitted inside the museum, other than water. Guests can use The Works Courtyard or Central Gallery (2nd St building) to eat and drink. Snapshots Social is an on-site café, located in the 2nd St building, across the courtyard, open M-F, 9 am until 2 pm each day.

Weapons Policy

Weapons of any kind are prohibited on The Works’ premises, regardless of a concealed carry permit.

Tobacco Policy

The Works is a tobacco-free campus where smoking & vaping are prohibited.

Pets Policy

Pets are not permitted.

Please note, The Works campus is private property. Thank you for following our guidelines during your visit!

Masks are optional.
Guests may choose to mask at any time. If you are experiencing symptoms, or have possible exposure to someone with COVID-19, you should wear a mask or consider visiting another time. Please stay home if you have tested positive for COVID-19. Special events and rentals at The Works may have other safety requirements.

The Works is following CDC recommendations and best practices for museums. If you have questions about our policies, please contact us at [email protected] or call 740-349-9277. Thank you for helping create a safe experience!

Hand-sanitizing stations are available throughout our facilities.

Masks are optional.

It is optional to social distance between other households or groups.

The Works no longer requires vaccinations for glassblowing experiences.
As always, there is no vaccination requirement to visit The Works.

Stay up-to-date by visiting our Facebook and Instagram pages, or sign up for email communications. Questions? Email us at [email protected].

If you are not a member of The Works, but would like to join, affordably priced memberships are available – Learn More! A membership to The Works offers many discounts and benefits at the museum, as well as reciprocal admission to hundreds of cultural organizations and history and science museums locally and nationally. A membership to The Works pays for itself in less than 3 visits.

How do I get in touch with a staff member?

Staff members can be contacted by phone or email. If you know the extension of the staff member you wish to reach, you may dial it once you call The Works main number (740-349-9277). You may also access a list of employee phone numbers and email addresses here.