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The events listed here run every weekday. However, depending on the numbers of visitors, we may run more (or fewer) workshops and the times may be changed.  These workshops usually last 35 to 50 minutes and are aimed at children between 6 and 12 (though all ages are welcome). 



Whit Holidays

Monday 30th - Friday 3rd June 2016


Exciting Energy at 11.00am and 2.00pm

Explore ideas about energy through hands on experiments – be electrified by electricity and become an energy transformer!


Super Soap Making at 12.00noon and 3.00pm

Get hands on with the history of soap. Learn about why soap is so important in Widnes and Runcorn, and try your hand at making bars of soap to take away.

We also have:-

The Molecule Treasure Trail

Hunt down the hidden molecules in our galleries, complete the form and hand it in at Reception for a chance to win a monthly prize
Free as part of your paid visit!

There are 18 to find, and some of them are harder to find than you might think!



The Puzzle Room

- a room full of fun puzzles, games and problems to solve. Free as part of your paid visit!