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Fun for an adult

I am an adult and wish I had more time. There was enough to see and read to keep me occupied for a... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
Lebanon, Ohio
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Glass Blowing & Lots of Cool Stuff to See!

Fantastic facility for all ages! So fortunate to have this amazing place in Newark, Ohio! And they... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2018
Heath, Ohio
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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55 S 1st St, Newark, OH 43055-5429
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

Kids would love this place if they love science. It had all sorts of things that the kids could do. Be sure to tour the caboose.

Thank Trish L
Reviewed July 18, 2018

My youngest grandson had been to the Works on a second grade field trip and really wanted to return. We went last week and took his older brother and their great grandmother. It is smaller than I anticipated. It is fun with lots of hands...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

I am an adult and wish I had more time. There was enough to see and read to keep me occupied for a couple of hours. Great canal history.

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

A little bit of everything Newark - some history, glass blowing, and hands on activities. Decent way to spend a couple of hours, but I am fairly certain admission was more than COSI Columbus which is much, much larger.

3  Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic facility for all ages! So fortunate to have this amazing place in Newark, Ohio! And they are adding a planetarium- can’t wait! Perfect for young and old. We have a membership, attend fundraising events and special workshops. They also have space to rent for...More

1  Thank slmyers1080
Reviewed February 5, 2018

I have been to the works 10 or 12 time and now have a membership. I have been there with grand kids and with my sister. My Sister and I made glass pumpkins (for an additional fee). There are all kinds of activities and enough...More

1  Thank Judy G
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

My college aged daughter visited on a cold January day. We watched an artist create a beautiful glass vase. We visited the hands on science floor and created a magnetic formation, put a snap circuit together to spin a propeller, tested our balance, and measured...More

1  Thank Mary D
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Great place to take your children. Lots of things to see and do..There is also a deli there that is very good for lunch if you are sending the day.

1  Thank mestep2017
Reviewed October 19, 2017

The Works has something for every age. There is a section that is like a "mini-Cosi" which for younger kids give good activities for their attention span. Upstairs is a history of our area. Our CA visitors were amazed at what a robust economy our...More

1  Thank Julie A
Reviewed July 19, 2017

A "museum" does not truly describe The Works. Yes, it does have amazing artifacts from the rich manufacturing history of Newark, but it also has a wonderful art gallery with rotating exhibits, a very cool glass-blowing demo lab with an on-duty artisan and some of...More

1  Thank Janet T
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