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“Science fun”

Techniquest Glyndwr
Ranked #5 of 52 things to do in Wrexham
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Science is amazing! Experience over 75 hands-on interactive exhibits, live science demos and fun workshops at Techniquest Glyndwr (TQG), the family-friendly all weather day out you've been looking for! TQG Discovery Centre is designed to engage people of all ages in science through interactive exhibits and live demonstrations. As well as hands-on exhibits, we host a unique program of special events throughout the year, covering a variety of topics such as space, slime, dinosaurs and robots! Free car parking at the centre located on Glyndwr University campus - just 10 minutes' walk from Wrexham General Station
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Science fun”
Reviewed January 13, 2014 via mobile

This is was a great museum as it was totally hands on and not one of those museums that you have to look round without touching the features. I would recommend it for families with children of ages between 2 and 8 but I think teenagers and young adults would enjoy it as well.

Visited January 2014
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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great day out for kids (and adults)”
Reviewed January 5, 2014

we took the the kids back for there a second visit it had been a while my two kids are now 11 & 9 (they where about 6 & 4 the last time) and it was just as great this time round if not better as my kids could now interact with all of the attractions where as last time they where limited due to there age their is lots to do and everything is hands on the staff are friendly and very helpful word of advice if you are planing to make a day of it take your own food as the only food available is drinks and snacks apart form that it was a great day out and well recommended

Visited February 2013
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1 Thank manicwelshgirl
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Chester
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26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great day for the kids, super staff”
Reviewed December 30, 2013

My 2 girls (8 & 9) really enjoyed their visit, lots to do, everything interactive and educational, plenty of staff on hand to help and show them how things work, and they were great with the kids really looked like they enjoyed their work which is good to see, only drinks and snacks on sale so take a packed lunch, clean eating area with plenty of tables and chairs, recommend.

Visited December 2013
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Crewe, UK
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36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Kids had a great time”
Reviewed December 23, 2013 via mobile

Everything is hands on and great for kids and adults to get stuck in with.

The staff are always on hand to help. Especially when you cannot work it out.

We all loved the show.

Big thanks to all the staff for a great day out.

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2 Thank rich17865
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Congleton, Cheshire
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194 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Good but needs a cafe.”
Reviewed December 21, 2013

We took our 3 grandsons aged 4, 8 and 11 to Techniquest for the day. All three had a good time, the only problem we had was a birthday party. The children from this were running wild and kept pushing the little one off things, they needed more staff to control this or the parents should have been made to keep the children under control.
A cafe would have been nice as you could only buy a few things like drinks and sweets in the shop.

Visited November 2013
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