Spark Lab

TCMU introduces Spark!Lab, a unique hands-on educational experience for children and families! The new hands-on invention experience comes to TCMU from the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation. Spark!Lab, one of only six across the country, encourages guests to:



  • Explore the invention process

  • Enhance creativity

  • Collaborate with peers

  • Solve problems

  • Develop new skills

  • Build confidence in their abilities


With the support of The Smithsonian and Fluor Corporation, Spark!Lab will engage children and families in the invention process through science experiments, games, activities and special programs.

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  • Dates: July 24, 2018 - July 28, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: The Children's Museum of the Upstate
  • Address: 300 College St, Greenville, SC 29601
  • Time: Tuesday: 10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m. Five and under only 11:00a.m. - 4:30p.m. All ages Wednesday-Saturday: 10:00a.m. - 4:30p.m. All Ages Sunday: 12:00p.m. - 4:30p.m. All Ages

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