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Techniquest

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Address: Stuart Street, Cardiff CF10 5BW, Wales
Phone Number: +44 29 2047 5475
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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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Busy but SO much to do!

With a school age child, I've only ever visited Techniquest during school holidays, so inevitably it's going to be busy. However, it won't necessarily detract from the experience... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Surrey
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Surrey
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

With a school age child, I've only ever visited Techniquest during school holidays, so inevitably it's going to be busy. However, it won't necessarily detract from the experience, as there is so much to see and do, and it's a safe, open environment for kids. It really sparks their imagination, enthusiasm and creativity. As an adult I find much of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Always liked by 5yo grandaughter so took her without 3yo brother as he is too young to appreciate. Good free science show. £6 entry for 2 over 65s and a 5yo ok. Cafe prices fair too but limited range: coffee cake cold drinks wraps sandwiches crisps. Found staff helpful and willing to help.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took our grand child here he really had a good time,plenty to see and do ,you could spend a few hours there enjoyable day

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The kids loved this place, so much for them to do, can pick up and play with everything, great fun and learning. We went to the show linked to Roald Dahls books which was brilliant. Would definitely recommend for children under 12, our children are very keen to go back!

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Neath, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very expensive. Ok for older kids, I'd say 5 and over. Staff weren't particualy nice or helpful. 3 staff on the entrance till and they seemed like it was a massive deal to have to stop talking to serve us. I won't be rushing back

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on rainy day in summer holidays so assuming this will be the busiest it ever will be. Kids enjoyed the different exhibits. Loved the water feature!!! Went to the show about science and Roahl Dahl which was really interesting. Even the adults enjoyed!

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Thank SianFon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently took the family to try this place and have to say was very pleased we did. Such a fantastic fun place for all ages. The kids loved it, every part of it amazed them and the way it was set up meant they were able to learn on the go. We booked a few of the shows which were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Techniquest on a spur of the moment visit. So glad we did. 2 floors worth of science experiments to have a go at. Kept us entertained for ages even my daughter who didn't want to go loved it. It only cost £3 per person on a Sunday after 2pm so even better. Nice gift shop too. Well worth... More 

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were so friendly, helpful and engaging. We had a great time and all enjoyed the science show enormously. Our children had a great time playing with the hands on exhibits.

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Seattle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great experience for all the family, can be a bit pricey so make a full day of it. Whether you're a fan of science explosions or you just want to take it easy and have fun, this place is for you.

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