Techniquest

Summer holidays

  Daily from 20 July – 1 September

  Included in entry ticket

Join us and celebrate the 50th anniversary of when humankind first stepped foot on the Moon!

See how Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins made it there and back.

We’ll look at rocket power and the dangerous ride to the Moon, we’ll explore the invisible dangers of space and even follow the Apollo missions’ explorations of the lunar surface.

Sit tight and delve into the science and history of one of humanity’s greatest adventures!

  Daily from 20 July – 1 September

  £1.50pp extra

Step foot into our planetarium and experience all things Moon.

Together we’ll explore its myths and legends and find out why it’s so important to all of us on Earth.

We’ll also look at our missions to the Moon, focusing on the amazing journey into the unknown as well as what mankind has planned for the future.

So, sit back, relax and enjoy the Moon!

Suitable for ages 7+. Star Stories is available for under-7s.

  Weekdays from 5 – 23 August

  Ages 7–11

A holiday club that gives kids the opportunity to get hands on with a range of activities, from rockets to robots and plants to puzzles.

  Find out more

Summer Pass

  20 July – 1 September

Want to visit Techniquest a few times over the holidays? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Our great value Summer Pass means you can come back as many times as you like during the holidays, and the best part is you’ll save money from just your second visit!

Pass typeStandard*Opt-out
Adult£12.30£11.10
Child£10.00£9.00
Concession£10.00£9.00

You can get your Summer Pass at the front desk — just ask a member of staff upon arrival.

Terms and conditions apply.

Trails

  Daily from 20 July – 1 September

  £5 per trail

Enhance your Techniquest experience with our new summer trails!

Take your trail card around the exhibits, and work together to solve puzzles, find clues and crack codes.

Once you complete the trail, you get a £5 voucher to spend in the Techniquest gift shop.

Every 2 weeks there’s a different themed trail for you to try — perfect for those repeat visits!

LEGO Robot Workshop

  20 July – 1 September

  Excluding weekdays from 5 – 23 August

  £3.30pp extra

Learn coding the easy way in Techniquest’s Lab, with the fantastically fun LEGO Robot workshops!

Our science communicators will help you to construct your robot, and program it using an iPad to move, make sounds, change direction, detect distance and more.


*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.

Summer Pass terms and conditions

The Summer Pass can be used for unlimited visits by the pass holder between Saturday 20th July and Sunday 1st September 2019. The Summer Pass can only be purchased and used during this time period. The Summer Pass cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or voucher.

 

Find us

  Techniquest, Stuart Street, Cardiff, CF10 5BW

Contact us

  029 2047 5475
  info@techniquest.org

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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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.

  •   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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