Discover a place where humans meet machines in this fun and educational journey to the world of artificial intelligence.
Take a playful look at what machines and humans are learning from each other, and see how biology and engineering are coming together to close the gap between reality and our robot dreams. More than 24 fun exhibits provide hands-on opportunities to see, touch and explore the amazing world of robots.
Robots + Us is a light-hearted, hands-on exhibition that will delight adults, families and children of all ages.
Make a Jitterbug
Use your imagination and some simple materials to build a dancing robot. See how slight variations in leg shape or body weight make your Jitterbug move differently from the rest. You can even take your Jitterbug home with you! (Additional fee for take-home robots.)
Garden of Sensory Delights
Create a colorful garden of light, sound and movement by using your body to control the motion of wacky robotic flowers.
Experiment with lights and guide robots through a maze. Watch them avoid obstacles as they turn on a dime.
Create Cool Crawling Creatures
Build walking robots in the Leg Lab, test them for speed and learn how different leg configurations affect how they walk, run and handle obstacles.
Somebody’s Watching You
Meet Jeremiah, a giant-sized fun-loving Avatar, who will surprise you with his emotional connections. See his facial expressions change as he responds to approaching visitors.
Check out a living ant colony and see what robot designers are learning from ants, cockroaches and other simple forms of life.