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Address: Stuart Street, Cardiff, Cardiff CF10 5BW, Wales
Phone Number: 02920 475475
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Description: Interactive, hands-on exhibits make this science museum the perfect...
Interactive, hands-on exhibits make this science museum the perfect destination for families.
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Took my 2.5 year old for a day out to Cardiff and we decided to try techniquest! She had a great time and there was plenty for her to play with, obviously at this age she didn't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Sarah W
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Took my 2.5 year old for a day out to Cardiff and we decided to try techniquest! She had a great time and there was plenty for her to play with, obviously at this age she didn't understand much but was happy to be playing! Definitely will here turning!

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Pembroke Dock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

My six year old loved it and could easily have stayed here all day. Well organised and lots of staff on hand to explain things.

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

My kids really enjoyed this place, they learned a lot of things and their curiosities on something were somehow got answered... 3rd time we been here and will still coming back on school break. Hoping they will put more new attractions to it...

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Gloucester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Spent 2 hours in there today and could have easily spent longer. Some of the mathematical and scientific tasks on hand were very similar to the ones I did at Enginuity in Ironbridge last September. Some of the puzzles also reminded me of tasks used by psychologists to diagnose and carry out research into autism. I thought some of the... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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40 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

You might have come to Cardiff Bay for science fiction, but this is a handy complement to the Dr Who/Torchwood theme for the kids. Hands-on science and technology exhibits in a water-front location. Fairly similar to other science centres, but with an added bonus of some specialist exhibits from Cardiff University. The food is pretty basic, but you're right by... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The exhibits here are extremely well thought out and constructed. They are easy for kids to use and get their heads around. I've been to Launchpad at the Science Museum in London several times, but Techniquest seems better put together. There is loads to do, a cafe and shop. We were there for over close to 3 hours, and we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Had to drag our grandchildren away in the end, they were so engrossed in everything there. The staff, pretty much all volunteers, are excellent - so helpful. The shows are good too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

We visited techniquest during half term. Caught the train there - a treat for our trains mad little boy. We paid for it mostly with tesco vouchers. 5 children aged 5-12 - there was something for everyone. Our little boys loved the water display and spent ages there, the girls tried everything. It was busy but being the last Friday... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

Visited twice over the half term and the children really enjoyed. They can't wait to visit again. The shows were good and age appropriate. The annual membership for a family of four is excellent value at £50. The website calendar has allowed us to look ahead and decide when we will visit next. An excellent attraction for inquisitive children.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We visited on half term and although got there just after opening time there was a long queue. Staff did let me and my son in, but said my husband had to wait in the queue to pay even though we had a complimentary pass that had been bought previously. If we hadn't had the pass we would have walked... More 

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