Techniquest

Once Upon a Shape — Children’s Museum Jordan

In July 2013 Techniquest, along with KCA London, successfully tendered to design and build an early childhood development exhibition for the Children’s Museum Jordan.

This project became Once Upon a Shape and was successfully opened by Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan in October 2014.

The response saw the team combine extensive exhibit development, 3D and 2D design, content and evaluation experience as well as world-class operational knowledge to deliver a proposal that was both ‘of’ and ‘for’ the children of Jordan as well as directly addressing the specific needs of this audience.

Techniquest and KCA London achieved this by working in close partnership with the dynamic team at Children’s Museum Jordan resulting in an iterative process that ensured each party was able to bring their particular skills and knowledge together to create a simple, united vision.

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See more images of the installation and opening

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  Techniquest, Stuart Street, Cardiff, CF10 5BW

Contact us

  029 2047 5475
  info@techniquest.org

Opening hours

  During local school holidays
10.00am–5.00pm Bank Holidays, seven days a week.

  School term
9.30am–4.30pm Tuesday–Friday;
10.00am–5.00pm Saturday and Sunday.

Charity & company

  Registered charity no. 517722
  Registered in Wales no. 01955696

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FAQs

  •   What is Techniquest?

    Techniquest is an educational charity, with a science centre in Cardiff Bay. Our mission is to embed science in Welsh culture through interactive engagement. We provide a range of services to schools and teachers to complement formal education provision in Wales and work extensively with public audiences.

  •   Where can I park?

    We are pleased to be able to offer all of our visitors discounted parking with Q-Park, our preferred parking partner.

    The Q-Park operates the Cardiff Bay car park in Pierhead Street which is around 8 minutes walk from Techniquest.

    We have agreed a special discount rate for our customers of 15% off all pre-bookings.
    Pre-book and guarantee your space here using the code TECHNI15.

    There are also nearby pay-and-display car parks on Stuart Street and Havannah Street. Please do not park on Havannah Street itself.

  •   Who is it for?

    Techniquest is suitable for all ages! We do have special events for certain groups, however — see Toddler Days, After Hours and Home Educator days.

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