Build It Garage At The Perot Museum

father and son flying airplane

If you are looking for a very cool way to spend some summer time, both in terms of air conditioning and in an interesting way, check out the Build It Garage at the Perot Museum. You and your family will be able to design, create and collaborate on a one of kind do-it–yourself projects. If you are looking for an insurance agent who can design, create, and collaborate with you to customize your insurance needs, you should meet Jeff Van Matre of the Jeff Van Matre Insurance Agency of Dallas, Texas.

Information about Build It Garage:

For the regular price of admission plus a $4.00 materials fee per person, you and your family can enjoy the day at many hands-on engineering and design stations. The Build It Garage is open from 10 am to 6 pm at the Perot Museum. At the entrance of the Build It Garage, you will find a wall of LED cubes which creates a huge digital canvas that will inspire the inner artist in anyone.

Different Engineering and Design Stations:

There are several work areas in the Build It Garage including:

Big Air:

This area will allow you to design and construct your own paper rockets and airplanes. Once you have engineered your aerospace designed airship, you can move to the indoor flight zone and see how far your creation will fly.

Big Race:

Take a basic kit of miniature car parts and transform them into a racer. Then race your own design down the 30 foot track to see how fast you are versus the competition.

Big Ideas Project Zone:

Instructor-led projects happen daily including a multitude of disciplines including:

  • Soldering
  • 3D Printing
  • Build A Robot
  • Zoetrope Animation
  • Air Cannons
  • Kaleidescopes
  • Flying Machines

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