The Works is a great destination for visitors of any age! Each year, the museum welcomes adults eager to explore and experience all The Works has to offer. Our two-story museum houses exhibits dedicated to the history of Licking County's transportation, manufacturing, and industry. Tour groups are also introduced to our innovative art gallery space, restored interurban railway car, and hands-on science labs.
Groups may also elect to add on to their tour experience by visiting The Works Letter Press, Ohio & Erie Canal Lock #9, or watching a live glass blowing demonstration in the Glass Studio.
Adult Tour prices:
Unguided Tour: $6/pp
Guided Tour: $10/pp; minimum of 10 guests
A tour hand selected by the Director of History Education at The Works highlighting each facet of the museum. This 1-1/2 hour experience begins with a historical overview of The Works - from 19th century steam engine factory to 21st century museum. A guided tour follows, featuring history exhibits, art gallery, science labs, and a restored interurban car. The experience concludes with a synopsis of the impact of transportation and industry on Newark and Licking County.
Guided Tour with Glass Fusing: $30/pp
Additional 60 minutes
Craft a piece of jewelry or a sun catcher from colorful glass.
Guided Tour with Glass Demo at a non-scheduled demo time: $15/pp
Additional 30 minutes
Watch a professional glass artist craft hot molten glass during a group demonstration.
To ensure availability, The Works encourages groups to reserve tour dates at least two weeks in advance. To register, please contact the History Education Director at 740-349-9277, ext. 228.