PLEASE NOTE: Techniquest is closed due to the coronavirusRead more about it


PLEASE NOTE: Techniquest is closed due to the coronavirusRead more about it

Techniquest in Cardiff Bay welcomes visitors throughout the yearOpening times & prices

Opening times

Techniquest is closed until further notice.

The health of our visitors and staff members is of the utmost importance to us, which is why we have taken this difficult decision. Please bear with us during this time. If you have pre-booked tickets, we will be in touch shortly.

Admission prices

Save money and reduce your queue time by booking online!

Ticket typeOnlineOn the door
Child (3–15)£6.50£5.90£6.70£6
Applies to seniors, disabled visitors, and students who show a valid NUS card
Under 3sFreeFreeFreeFree
Family group
Up to 5 persons, max. 2 adults
After 3pm offer
Available for adult, child & concession entry on standard days. This offer is not available for Toddler Days, After Hours or any other special events.
  Book tickets Please note online tickets cannot be purchased on the day of your visit.

* 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.

Add a visit to the amazing digital Planetarium for an extra cost of just £1.50 per person.

Pre-booked groups visiting the exhibition are eligible for a special discounted rate. For more information, or to book, please telephone 029 2047 5475.

Regular visitor? Why not save money with an Annual Pass?

We accept Mastercard, Visa and Switch cards. Unfortunately, Techniquest is not able to accept personal cheques.

Gift Shop

You will find puzzles, science kits, Welsh souvenirs and a wide range of books, games and much more in Techniquest’s gift shop — the largest in the Bay.

You don’t have to purchase a ticket to visit the Techniquest gift shop, so you can drop by any time the centre is open.
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Travel information

Travelling by car/coach

Techniquest is located at: Stuart Street, Cardiff, CF10 5BW.

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-booked parking using the code TECHNI15.
  Pre-book and guarantee your space here There are other nearby pay-and-display car parks also available, on Stuart Street and Havannah Street. Please do not park on Havannah Street itself.

We regret that there is currently no parking on-site at Techniquest due to the construction work on our Science Capital project for 2020. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Read more about accessibility.

Travelling by train

There are regular train services from Cardiff Queen Street to Cardiff Bay Station — Techniquest is just a 5 minute walk from Cardiff Bay Station.
See Arriva Trains Wales for more information.

Travelling by bus

Take the regular ‘Baycar’ service number 6 from the city centre, or the number 8 from Heath Hospital or the city centre.
See Traveline-Cymru for more information

Travelling by bike

We provide facilities for bicycle storage at the side of the building. Techniquest cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage to bicycles that are stored here.

Techniquest is located near to the start of the Taff Trail. See Cardiff Council for more details.