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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). 



February Half-term 2017

Monday 13th – Friday 17th February and Monday 20th – Friday 24th February

Glorious Gases
11am and 2pm

Based in our laboratory, this is your chance to take part in experiments with gases. See if you can complete the gas challenge!

Gases all around us Show
12noon and 3pm

Come and find out what makes the air around us, and how we use these gases in surprising ways. A fun-filled voyage of discovery for all the family, with a liquid nitrogen display too!


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!