Rube Goldberg: The World of Hilarious Invention!

Rube Goldberg™: The World of Hilarious Invention! showcases Pulitzer Prize winning humorist and inventor Rube Goldberg’s iconic contraptions, imaginative illustrations and humorous storytelling, celebrating his skills as both an artist and inventor.

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about the exhibit

Inspired by Rube’s original illustrations and inventive storytelling, this exhibit contains a collection of new 3D, life-size machines and hands-on, interactive components that connect Rube’s iconic cartoon contraptions to the way things work in the physical world. These experiences provide insight into the legacy of Rube and how classic engineering principles can be re-imagined as entry points for deeper exploration of STEAM concepts for 21st century learning.

Details
COST: $80,000, plus inbound shipping
SIZE: 2,500–3,000 sq. ft.
SUBJECT(S): STEAM
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tour schedule

Fall 2021 — Booked : Children’s Museum of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
Spring 2022 — Booked : Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Summer 2022 — Booked : Kalamazoo Valley Museum, Kalamazoo, MI
Fall 2022 — Available
Spring 2023 — Available
Summer 2023 — Available
Fall 2023 — Available
Spring 2024 — Available
Summer 2024 — Available
Fall 2024 — Available

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