Builder’s Brunch! Sunday May 13

Build some brunch and then head into the workshop & build a project! We have some live plants (for you to make faces for!) and plastic people, dinosaurs & animals (that you can use to make key chains!)  Plus lots of other wood, toys, metal, plastic and good...

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Adventure Playground Saturdays!

Minnesota's first* Adventure Playground Perhaps you have heard of Adventure Playgrounds. Over 80 years ago an architect in Denmark noticed that kids were playing everywhere EXCEPT on the playground equipment that he designed. He figured out that kids in the city...

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10 weeks of Summer Workshops for ages 6-17!

Over 120 summer workshops will go live February 10, 2018!  Choose full or half day options for every kid & teen in your household. Whether they are already interested in creating, building, designing, engineering, crafting, art or technology...or they are curious...

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Children between the ages 6-12 find informal and playful environments at Leonardo’s Basement where curiosity, imagination, and experimentation are encouraged.


Independence and identity sum up the needs of teens. Leonardo’s Basement provides increasing control over the direction and execution of their projects and facilitate their interests by providing resources and adult guidance as needed.


Family programs at Leonardo’s Basement include weekend classes, workshops community events, and free open houses.


Studio Bricolage is a creative playground for adults at Leonardo’s Basement. Classes and clubs include electronics, metal working, wood working, car maintenance, and more.

Leonardo’s Basement
150 West 60th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55419

Phone: 612-824-4394
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