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After Hours: Halloween


Thu 26 October 2017


6:30 pm – 10:00 pm


After Hours returns with a spook-tacular Hallowe’en night of fun-filled science for those 18 and above.

  • Get hands-on with over 130 exhibits
  • Follow clues and solve crimes in forensic science workshops
  • Don your 3D glasses to ‘step inside’ chemical simulations
  • Put your newly-acquired CSI knowledge to the test at the quizzing station
  • Test your mettle with a virtual reality horror experience
  • Be spooked on an historical ghost walk around the building
  • Fully licensed bar
  • Super tidy burgers from The Grazing Shed
  • Fancy dress welcome

*** Tickets have now sold out ***

There will be a limited availability for tickets on the door, however we cannot guarantee entry without a pre-booked ticket.

Ticket price includes all additional activities — there are no additional fees on the night (except for food and drink purchases).

Additional activities have limited availability, and are delivered on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Find us

  Techniquest, Stuart Street, Cardiff, CF10 5BW
  Registered charity no. 517722
  Registered in Wales no. 01955696

Contact us

  029 2047 5475

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.

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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 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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