Today, we are open from 10.30am to 5.00pm
Come along throughout the day to explore our interactive shows and exhibits and take part in today’s activities.
No need to book!
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 The Same but Different
Meet Darwin and his family – why do they look alike? And how come we all look a bit the same – but different? Look into his famous voyage on The Beagle and how that helped him formulate his theory of evolution. Packed full of fun games and demos, this show gives you a chance to be a part of a 5 billion year old story!
Make something a little different to take home with you!
12.30pm Pinwheel Galaxy
Explore space and look beyond the Milky Way – our own galaxy – to find out a little bit about the different types of galaxies. We’ll take a closer look at one in particular – called the pinwheel galaxy and make a model of it to take home.
16.00pm Feed the Birds
We reuse empty toilet roll tubes, by transforming them into a fabulous bird feeders full of nutritious seeds to attract brilliant bird species to your garden! All materials provided, suitable for all ages, although seed mix may contain traces of nuts.