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Robotics lovers will dig Hagley’s upcoming Invention Convention

This year's event lets you get hands-on with robots of all stripes.

Some robots who may or may not be coming for your jobs. (Photo by Flickr user Kate McCully, used under a Creative Commons license)

Robotics is the name of the game at this year’s Invention Convention at the Hagley Museum & Library.
The MLK-weekend event will feature robotics demos, hands-on challenges and a chance to talk to robotics experts. The Wilmington Police Department will also be there to show how officers use robots to stop bomb detonations.
Also at the convention:

  • Franklin Institute Motions and Machines shows
  • Cool Chemistry shows
  • Tinkering Tables
  • Create-an-Invention (an earn a Hagley “patent”)
  • Hands-on Science Fair

Admission is $8 for adults, and $6 for kids (kiddos under 4 are free), and admission is half price on Sunday before noon.


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