Fab Lab - Bay Area Discovery Museum

Fab Lab

 

The World’s First Early Childhood Fab Lab

Fab Labs are maker spaces with digital fabrication technology such as 3-D printers, laser cutters, and vinyl cutters. Our Fab Lab is the world’s first for early childhood, enabling children to intentionally build science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills through hands-on learning.


Open Studio Hours

In Fab Lab Open Studios, kids engage in a design challenge using high-tech and low-tech tools in Fab Lab B.

Schedule

Wednesday, Thursday  9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Friday, Saturday  9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

View our online calendar for all drop-in programs.


Thank you to our generous Fab Lab supporters

Institutions

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The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation
Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood
The Hearst Foundations
Sparkfactor.org

Individuals

Anonymous
Anne Kerr & Matthew L’Heureux
The Brooks Foundation
Gwen Hinze & Ernest Chow
William H. Donner Foundation
Victoria & Phil Barret
Zoe & Scott Faber

Exhibit Highlights

Laser Cutter

Vinyl Cutter

3-D Printer

Tablets

Design Software

Rigamajig

KEVA Planks