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Hours & Admission

Holiday Closings

Closing at 3 p.m. on December 14

The Works will be closed:

Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
New Year's Eve
New Year's Day 


General Admission:

  • Child: $5 (2-17 years)
  • Adult: $9 (18 - 54 years)
  • Senior: $7 (55+ years)
  • Children Under 2 Years of Age: Free


  • Tuesday - Saturday: 9 a.m - 5 p.m.

  • Closed: Monday & Sunday*
    *Unless otherwise specified on the Web Calendar


Interested in becoming a Member? Learn more about Membership Levels & Benefits.

The Works is proud to honor ASTC reciprocal Passport Memberships for general admission fees. However, ASTC Passport Members must pay general admission fees for admittance to all special events held at The Works. 

COSI: Members of The Works recieve 50% off admission to COSI. Admission benefit extends to two adults and up to four children under 18 years of age living in the same household OR two granparents and up to four grandchildren under 18 years of age. To take advantage of these benefits, present a current Works membership card and photo ID.

Questions? Contact Guest Services at 740-349-9277.


Holiday Observation:

The Works is closed to the public on the following holidays:

  • 4th of July
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year's Eve
  • New Year's Day


Severe Weather Cancellation Policy:

For the safety of our guests, The Works abides by the following guidelines:

  • Licking County is under a LEVEL 1 Emergency: The Works will remain open
  • Licking County is under a LEVEL 2 Emergency: The Works will open 2 hours later than the regularly scheduled opening time and close at 5 p.m.
  • Licking County is under a LEVEL 3 Emergency: The Works is closed