Visitor Information

Interactive STEM Centre (Opening this summer!)

We have an interactive STEM centre, where Science, Maths and IT come alive. Come and play on large exhibit equipment, games and puzzles and watch the subjects come alive. Fun for all of the family as you make your way around three large rooms of activities. Why not join in with one of our workshops too and visit our Saturday Science Club. Large bright equipment for all to enjoy, where everyone can find something they are interested in.

Opening Times

We expect our Opening Times for the public to be Wednesday – Friday  10am – 5pm  during school term -time.  Every Saturday 10am – 6pm and Sundays 11am – 4pm.  For school visits we will be able to offer these Monday – Wednesday  9.30am – 3pm  school term -time.  Please note that public visitors on a Wednesday may have school children visiting at the same time.

School Holiday times will be Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm.

Bank Holidays are open Sunday hours.  We are closed August bank holiday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Evening and New Year’s Day.

Ticket Prices

We envisage Ticket prices for public visits being £4.80 per child for a minimum two hour visit and £6 for an adult.  (A family of 2 adults and 2 or 3 children a ticket price of £20 per family)

Refreshments

Refreshments will be available for visitors

What I Can Expect To See?

We will have a theme each half term and so you can visit 6 times a year and see new exhibits every time.  We will have different interactive items to try and play with.  The subjects covered will include, rockets, flight, light show, Space and our Planetarium and a Crime Scene Analysis Centre.

We will add to this part of our website with the current topic and more info on what you can expect to see.

NB:  All items mentioned may be subject to change and may have to be altered at short notice if we are faced with circumstances beyond our control.

Workshops, Saturday Club and Events

We will have workshops for all visitors to join in with at weekends which are included in the entrance fee and are for “Free”.  We may have a Holiday Day Camp which is available during the holidays and find out more here –

Saturday Science Club, This is a paid club and is a club that you sign up for 4 Saturdays in advance and is available during school term time.  This is in a separate room from the interactive centre and will include a “making” section as well as a “try this at home” section.

Events will be advertised on the homepage and we will include “National Potato Day” and “World Maths Day”.

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