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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

Gases in my town Workshop
11am and 2pm

Try some experiments with gas pressure, make your own gases and investigate what a world
without air might be like in this hand-on workshop!

Gases in my town Show
12noon and 3pm

Fun for all the family, see some amazing gas demonstrations and find out more about how
gases are used in everyday life!

The Gases in my Town workshops and shows have been sponsored by


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!