Techniquest is suitable for parties of up to 1,000 guests.

The venue provides a fun, interactive experience and is perfectly situated on Cardiff Bay’s waterfront. Multiple food options ensure your guests won’t go hungry with themed food stations as well as bowl food service. Occasional furniture is provided with seating for approximately 20 percent of your guests. This includes poseur tables and stools, and soft seating options.

Your party package includes:

  • Venue hire between 7pm and 11pm
  • Bowl food served (food stations are added for higher guest numbers)
  • Cash bar
  • Fully staffed cloakroom facility
  • Security to manage your guest list
  • Occasional furniture
  • A dedicated Event Manager
  • Drinks packages are available

Contact us

Get in touch to start planning your next party at Techniquest. We offer advice and flexible packages to suit a wide variety of events.
Email us 029 2047 5475

Sample bowl food menu

Choose up to 4 bowls:

Our 116-year-old Welsh cawl recipe with Welsh rarebit dumplings

Organic Glamorgan chicken, champagne, morel & chervil gnocchi

Lobster, scallops & crab in a rich cream sauce & pastry

Orzo pasta, butternut, Welsh goats cheese & sage oil (V)

Chickpea & vegetable tagine & cous cous (V)

Sample food station menu

Choose up to 2 food stations:


Quintessentially British

Gourmet Afternoon Tea

The Dirty South BBQ

Little Italy


Speak to us about creating your perfect event.
Call 029 2047 5475 or email


Find us

  • Techniquest, Stuart Street, Cardiff, CF10 5BW

Contact us

  • 029 2047 5475
    Mon–Fri: 9am–5pm Sat–Sun: 10am–5pm
    While we always endeavour to answer calls, when the centre is busy it may not always be possible.
    If you leave us a message we will respond to you as quickly as we can.

Opening hours

  • Techniquest’s opening hours vary — visit the Opening Times page to find out the current hours.

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  •   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.

    We regret that there is no parking on-site at Techniquest.

  •   Who is it for?

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

  • I have a different question.

    Please see our dedicated FAQ page.

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