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Address: Stuart Street, Cardiff CF10 5BW, Wales
Phone Number:
+44 29 2047 5475
09:30 - 16:30
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Tue - Fri 09:30 - 16:30
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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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We went to this place not expecting much. Most science museums geared towards children are a disappointment; however, that is definitely not the case here. Our young ones loved... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2016
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

We went to this place not expecting much. Most science museums geared towards children are a disappointment; however, that is definitely not the case here. Our young ones loved all the interactive exhibits. Even the shows kept them entertained. We left with our kids talking about all the fun they had. I would highly recommend this place if you have... More 

Thank otherelbow
Kilkenny, Ireland
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We had just 2 hours so I found techniquest and decided to pay a visit. There were lots of stalls there and the kids could interact and learn from their experiences. Mainly al physics based concepts. Some that I found great were the shadow picture and the oil rig water density experiment. There were some school tours there which made... More 

Thank grovine
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

My young grandson loved his visit. He enjoyed trying all the different things. All the children there were having such fun and the adults too.

Thank Enid M
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

This was next to our hotel and we took our 14-month old son. Although he was quite young there was still some things he enjoyed especially around the music. We also had fun trying out the different things. Unfortunately we were there when there was a bus load of school children so it was quite busy, but will definitely go... More 

Thank Antoinette D
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Love this place for families - great couple of hours. There is so much to see and do a=even though it does get a bit crowded

Thank Fabtimefun
Dinas Powys, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Techniquest is and amazing experience for young children. This is also a great place for school groups and clubs. But in the last 5 years or so nothing has been added to here it is also very crowded and noise. Personally I don't think it's a great value for money.

Thank The J
Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We stopped off here for a few hours on our way through to West Wales. Our two children (4 and 8) absolutely loved it. There was so much to look at and lots of hands on stuff. It was quite busy but not cramped. The café is a bit basic but on a nice day you can sit outside with... More 

Thank JoPlums
Newbury, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Its a place where the kids having lots of fun,adults too but we were there at mid term and i think it was one of the busiest days which make us a little tires.Although there were many thinks to do.

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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

A rainy half term day, so techniquest seemed to be the ideal activity .... how wrong we were, arrived at 10.15, took 40 minutes to get in, standing with little children in the pouring rain. Would of thought they might of invested in a canopy outside since they are obviously going to be busy when the weatner is bad. Only... More 

Thank Karen p
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

This place is great if you want to kill few hours while enjoying the Bay area. Our son loved it there, you'll get a wristband so you can leave for some food and go back for some more fun!

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