Techniquest

Projects

We collaborate with a range of audiences and create participant led projects. Our projects enable us to:

  • Reflect the cultural and social experiences of the local community
  • Build science capital in the local area
  • Collaborate, co-curate or co-produce interesting and relevant projects
  • Undertake research which supports the creation of Techniquest workshops, content and shows

  Current   Completed   Support

Connect Membership Tickets

Are you a local resident to Techniquest?

Our connect membership scheme has been created to encourage individuals from the local area to engage regularly with Techniquest.

Apply for a Connect Membership

ESOL Classes & Hire Space

We are dedicating a new and creative space to our local area.

The space will launch in Spring 2020. In the meantime, we continue to work with a small number of groups to understand how to create a space which is of, by and for local people.

Find out more about the current ESOL (English as a second language) group that runs every Wednesday – ‘Friends’ 

  Enquire

Touring Exhibits

You could host one of Techniquest’s classic exhibits in your community space!

Apply for our annual ‘Exhibits in the Community’ scheme for the chance for your organisation to provide temporary home to one of our classic exhibits for a year.  Create a buzz in your venue by introducing one of our interactive classic exhibits and make your space stand out from the crowd.

If you’re unsuccessful in our annual scheme, enquire about our other hire options.

Audience research

Our audience research empowers individuals to share their knowledge and life experiences. Research helps us understand their world and connect their interests with science, education and community development, highlighting and addressing questions that are relevant to those who participate.

Whether you’re an organisation or individual, you can be involved in our research.

Research sessions are fun and interactive. Please contact us to find out more about our current themes.

  Find out more

Local Events

Techniquest regularly attends local events in Butetown, Grangetown and Riverside to engage audiences in science-based activities.

Upcoming events 2019:

  • Annual Tenant Conference, City Hall – October 18th
  • Community: The connections between us (by Share Cardiff) – October 21st at Techniquest

  Involve us

We want YOU!

Do you want to shape the future of Wales’ largest science centre?

Connect with us to drive forward innovative projects.

The forum will:

  • Provide a voice for local people
  • Create a network of people to widen Techniquest’s audiences
  • Feed back project ideas

If you want to make a difference and you are proactive, get involved in our TechniConnect forum and build your science capital.

Have your say

 

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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