Techniquest

Opening times & prices

Opening times

Tickets are only available to book online, with no on-the-door allocation available.

This week

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Thursday 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Friday 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 10:00am - 5:00pm

Next week

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Thursday 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Friday Toddler Day10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 10:00am - 5:00pm

Admission prices

Styluses to interact with our new exhibits will be available upon request. For more information on our current safety measures, please visit our Know Before You Go page.

Ticket typeStandardWith donation*
Adult
Age 16+
£10.90£12.00
+ £0.50 booking fee
Child
Age 3–15
£9.05£10.00
+ £0.50 booking fee
Under 3s
Age 0–2
FreeFree
Concession
Applies to: seniors (age 65+); visitors with a disability; students with a valid NUS card; recipients of Universal Credit or Jobseeker’s Allowance. Appropriate ID checks may be carried out.
£9.54£10.50
+ £0.50 booking fee
Essential carer
You must bring a form of ID so that we can process your admission on arrival. 1 essential carer per concession ticket.
FreeFree
Family
Up to 5 persons, max. 2 adults (age 16+)
£38.18£42.00
+ £2.50 booking fee
  Book tickets

Annual Pass holder? You must reserve your space by pre-booking. Find out more on the Annual Pass page.

Group of 12–40? You can book a visit at our discounted group rate. If you’re looking to book for 41+ people, please email us to discuss your requirements.

* 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.

Travel information

Techniquest is located at: Stuart Street, Cardiff, CF10 5BW.
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Travelling by car/coach

There is no parking available on-site at Techniquest for any visitors, however there are several car parks nearby.

We are pleased to be able to offer all of our visitors discounted parking with Q-Park, our preferred parking partner. 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.

Alternatively, there are closer pay-and-display car parks on Stuart Street and Havannah Street. Please do not park on Havannah Street itself.

See our Accessibility & Facilities page for more details about parking options for visitors with disabilities.


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.
Transport for Wales


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.
Traveline Cymru


Travelling by bike

Techniquest is located near to the start of the Taff Trail. OVO Bikes, the bike-sharing service, has three stops nearby. We provide facilities for bicycle storage by the main entrance. Techniquest cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage to bicycles that are stored here.

 

Find us

  • Techniquest, Stuart Street, Cardiff, CF10 5BW

Contact us

  • info@techniquest.org
  • 029 2047 5475
    Mon–Fri: 9am–5pm Sat–Sun: 10am–5pm
    While we always endeavour to answer calls, when the centre is busy it may not always be possible.
    If you leave us a message we will respond to you as quickly as we can.

Opening hours

  • Techniquest’s opening hours vary — visit the Opening Times page to find out the current hours.

Charity & company

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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 TECHNI15.

    There are also nearby pay-and-display car parks on Stuart Street and Havannah Street. Please do not park on Havannah Street itself.

    We regret that there is no parking on-site at Techniquest.

  •   Who is it for?

    Techniquest is suitable for all ages! We do have special events for certain groups, however — see Toddler Days and Home Educator days.

  • I have a different question.

    Please see our dedicated FAQ page.

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