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Techniquest Glyndwr

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Plas Coch Mold Road, Wrexham LL11 2AW, Wales
+44 1978 293400
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Superb visitor centre, we have been several times, lots to see and do, our daughter loves to hands... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
tateylou72
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shropshire
Very entertaining

This is a great rainy day activity if you are on holiday and will keep young children amused and to... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
David S
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Malvern, United Kingdom
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Science is amazing! Experience over 65 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 programme 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. You are welcome to bring your own picnic meals to enjoy in our centre either in our indoor cafe area or in our various outdoor picnic areas including our interesting Science Garden.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Plas Coch Mold Road, Wrexham LL11 2AW, Wales
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Superb visitor centre, we have been several times, lots to see and do, our daughter loves to hands on element, plenty of fun and entertainment watching the live theatre shows too! highly recommended

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

This is a great rainy day activity if you are on holiday and will keep young children amused and to some extent educated for a couple of hours or more. It is clean, spacious, has free parking, toilets and a cafe. There was a talk...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

There are so many activities to do that you can quite happily lose a day here. The only thing adults may have a problem with is waiting for a child to stop playing with the puzzle you want to have a go at. The areas...More

Thank Deb H
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Simon B, Public Relations Manager at Techniquest Glyndwr, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thanks for your comments - I will make sure our floor staff see your comments!

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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

If your looking to do something a little different with the children, this is the place to be. The staff are all really helpful, and give you tips on how to complete the puzzles around the venue. There’s five large rooms full of things to...More

Thank Cody G
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Simon B, Public Relations Manager at Techniquest Glyndwr, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thanks for your helpful review! We try to make our centre as accessible as possible. I'll pass on your comments about the staff to the relevant people!

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

What do you do on a rainy day with a toddler grandson. You could do a lot worse than Techniquest in Wrexham. This is a hands on experience which kept him enthralled for around 2 hours Interesting and educational.

Thank Fraser H
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Simon B, Public Relations Manager at Techniquest Glyndwr, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thanks for your review! We have special Toddler Days once a month when the centre is quieter for the little ones - look on our website for details.

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

We travelled about 30 miles to get here on the last day of the Christmas holidays and weren't too sure what to expect. It was an alternative to the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester as we just couldn't be bothered with the struggle...More

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Simon B, Public Relations Manager at Techniquest Glyndwr, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for your very helpful and full review. It really helps other visitors to know what to expect and it helps us as a Charity to attract more visitors. Unlike MOSI we do not receive either UK or Welsh Government support for our public...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

We were pleasantly surprised that this kept out two year old fully occupied for well over two hours. Whilst I am sure it is still very good for older children we decided to go anyway thinking our two year old grandson would still get some...More

Thank ed w
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Simon B, Public Relations Manager at Techniquest Glyndwr, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for your comments. Of course we think we are much better than playbarns! .... and once a month on a Monday we also offer special Toddler Days when the centre is quieter for the little ones to enjoy the centre at their level,...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We visited Techniquest after winning a family ticket in a competition. I think this was worth around £20/22. Our boys (aged 5 and 8) had a great time exploring the different exhibits and were interested in the science behind them so it was educational as...More

Thank Lisa W
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Simon B, Public Relations Manager at Techniquest Glyndwr, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for your comments. We hope to see you and your family again soon!

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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

A nice place but a bit expensive for just 2 rooms. Can get a bit boring as there is not much to do for the children. We only spent 40 minutes in there.More

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Simon B, Public Relations Manager at Techniquest Glyndwr, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

We are sorry that you didn't manage to see the other 3 zones that are part of our centre.... I think you might have wanted to stay longer if you had been able to see those other zones. If you visit at weekends or anytime...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We have visited tecniquest on a number of occasions. I have 2 children aged 7 and 5 and they love it. The shows are always fun to watch. There are many things to get the adults involved too ! There are still some things we...More

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Simon B, Public Relations Manager at Techniquest Glyndwr, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for your comments. It really helps us as a charity to attract more visitors when we have endorsements like yours

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Lambbanana90
12 March 2018|
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Response from Simon B | Property representative |
Our 65 interactive exhibits engage people from age 4 upwards - and we regularly have University students come in and enjoy what we have - Our live science shows, though, are definitely pitched for children's understanding... More
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Mel155aD
23 March 2017|
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Response from Simon B | Property representative |
We do not provide food but it is possible to order pizzas from Domino's at a special discount price and have them delivered... You are very welcome to bring your own food since we do have a lunchroom which we could place at... More
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Chris M
9 July 2016|
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Response from TQGStaff | Property representative |
Hi Chris Apologies for the delayed response. As stated previously, children aged 3 and under enjoy free entry to the centre (apart from Toddler Days, where the adult goes free!). Kind regards Nikki
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