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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

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.

Charity & company

  Registered charity no. 517722
  Registered in Wales no. 01955696

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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.

  •   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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