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After Hours: Into the Future


Thu 18 October 2018


6:30 pm – 10:00 pm


Take a peek into the future of technology and immerse yourself into cutting-edge virtual reality and augmented reality experiences.

  • Get hands-on with two floors of exhibits
  • Test your nerve with Orchard’s VR Plank Experience… are you scared of heights?
  • Find out about Nissan GB’s technology ambitions in Energy Beyond the Car; the future of EV’s & Energy Services
  • Discover the technology behind electronically-assisted driving with the Nissan Leaf 2.Zero from Wessex Garages
  • Take a virtual journey through the universe in our 360° planetarium
  • See cutting-edge uses of virtual reality in media & communications with James Taylor from Cardiff University
  • Will A.I. turn Earth into Heaven or Hell? Find out in a talk by Dr. S. Orestis Palermos from Cardiff University
  • See 3D printing in action and discover its many uses with FabLab Cardiff
  • Fully licensed bar
  • Street food delivered by Cleverchefs

Ticket typeWith donation*Without donation
Adult — Online£11.00 + 77p booking fee£10.00 + 70p booking fee
Adult — On the door£13.50£12.00
A glass of Prosecco upon arrival is included in your entry ticket. A non-alcoholic alternative is also available.
* Techniquest is a registered charity and admission prices includes a voluntary donation of approximately 10%. This enables Techniquest to claim Gift Aid on 100% of the admission charge. All money raised goes towards supporting Techniquest and its aim to make science accessible to everyone.
Advance tickets are limited, so we cannot guarantee entry on the door.

Ticket price includes all additional activities — there are no additional fees on the night (except for food and drink purchases).
Book tickets Additional activities have limited availability, and are delivered on a first-come, first-served basis.

  Group bookings

Looking to book more than 20 tickets? Contact SeeTickets at or on 0844 412 4650 (7p p/m plus standard network access charge).

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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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