Techniquest

School membership scheme 2018/19

Where else can your pupils fire a doll across the room using a seesaw; launch a water rocket; sit down on a seat of 800 nails and be a space explorer? Techniquest, of course.

Techniquest makes learning STEM subjects exciting, challenging and fun and with our new membership scheme, your primary school can visit free, as many times as you want during the academic year for just £500 (inclusive of VAT).

 
At £5.00 per child per visit if you don’t have membership, you don’t need to be a maths teacher to see that our membership scheme is extremely good value!

If that’s not enough the membership also includes:

  • Priority booking for new shows;
  • One outreach show or workshop for Foundation Phase/KS2 for a quarter of the price* — we guarantee that your pupils will go back to the classroom buzzing!
  • Priority booking for funded outreach;
  • Priority for FREE work related outreach workshops delivered in conjunction with partners; for example Office for National Statistics and GE Aviation

*£100 for any one outreach show or workshop to attend your school, a maximum of 4 sessions on the day and 30 children per session. Does not include Starlab, Night Lights or Light Fantastic. Normal price £400.

And that’s not all…

This amazing scheme gives every year group from Reception to Year 6 full access to every Science Theatre Show and Planetarium Show, at Techniquest in Cardiff Bay.

Don’t forget, each visit includes time spent on the Exhibition Floor with 130 mind-boggling exhibits, which we know will inspire and motivate your pupils while they are having fun!

So, enrol NOW by phoning the Bookings Team, who are waiting to take your call:

  029 2047 5475

Terms and conditions

  • Techniquest’s school membership scheme is available to all schools in Wales that have primary aged pupils (4–11) and to a limited amount of primary schools in England (schools are selected specifically with regards to distance and what we are able to offer);
  • Member schools can visit Techniquest on any scheduled school day — subject to availability;
  • The new membership scheme runs from 11 September 2018 to 19 July 2019.

Full terms and conditions have been developed to provide the fairest and best service to schools and include details of the Schools Membership Scheme Cancellation Policy.

Please contact the Bookings Team for full terms and conditions by email or on 029 2047 5475.

Find us

  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 techniquest.

    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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