What’s on today…

Event Details

Today, we are open from 10.30am to 5.00pm

Come along throughout the day to explore our interactive exhibits and take part in today’s shows and activities.

No need to book!

Today’s shows:

11.00am Start Making Sense

Are there really only 5 senses, or are there others we never hear about? Find out more about the familiar senses, plus a few other, less familiar ones in our show.

2.30pm Built for Speed

How do we build machines?  What makes them work and what makes them go fast?  Why are some machines faster than others and how do we build machines for speed?

Today, we will be looking at how machines work and why some are faster than others.  You can build your very own machine out of recycled materials.

Make something a little different to take home with you!

12.30pm Mini Greenhouses

Make your own greenhouse today and watch as it comes to life.

4.00pm Stained glass windows

in this activity we describe the history and science of of stained glass windows, and make a stained
glass window using chromatography.