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Techniquest, Cardiff

4.3
#3 of 12 in Museums in Cardiff
With an aim to improve education in science, Techniquest offers hands-on displays, exhibits, and workshops. While the discovery center provides hands-on exploration, a planetarium and a science theater entertain and educate. These exhibitions travel to schools and other public places to make science accessible for all. However, you can see them all under one roof at the center. Using our international travel planner, Cardiff attractions like Techniquest can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • August 20, 2017
    Was a little apprehensive that my 3 yr old niece would appreciate this. Need not have worried she loved it. Although did not understand the concept. She loved the hands on experience. Cost is very rea...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    We visit once a year when we visit our Welsh family. Reasonable prices but even better if you have Tesco Clubcard vouchers. They have added new exhibits but kept a lot of the old favourites. There is ...  more »
  • August 19, 2017
    We went to the site because one of the people really wanted to visit, to get there. The site is really amazing and interesting, consisting of a 100% interactive environment, leads the visitor to think, learn and have fun all at the same time. If you're traveling with children or family this is an experience that should be added to the list. Entry price is fair and there is no time limit to remain in place.
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  • Just a great fun place teaching about science without kids realising. I've loved going here since I was a child and now love taking my boys. Gift shop is well priced too I picked up some Welsh language posters cheaper here that on the net.
  • Great fun at toddler day. First Friday of the month under 4's are free. You can go in and out all day if you want. Loads to do and different theme each time means that there are different things to do
  • Took my children here and they had a great time. So much to do. Highly recommend
  • My four year old went for a school trip and absolutely loved it. Fun and educational with lots to see and do.
  • Absolutely fantastic. The children thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Thank you to all the fab staff.

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