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“water area”(11 reviews)
Interactive, hands-on exhibits make this science discovery centre the perfect destination for families.
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Stuart Street, Cardiff CF10 5BW, Wales
+44 29 2047 5475
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All reviews all ages water area hands on activities rainy day science museum few hours great for kids half term interactive exhibits school holidays kids and adults cardiff bay lots of fun couple of hours gift shop year olds whole family
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited here with our 2 year old as I haven't been here since I was a child and it is exactly the same as 15 years ago. Loads of the displays were not working which was a shame. It is overpriced in my opinion. Although...More

Thank Bethany H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After a long journey from newport we paid £29.00 for family of 5 ...was disappointed half the apparatus was not working signs saying under maintenance after being ripped off for £14 in the cafe for 3 cans ov sprite 3 bags of crisps and hot...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great day out for all the family. There’s plenty to keep everyone interested and entertained. It’s very engaging and allows everyone to get to grips with different science phenomena.

Thank hannahsl20
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn’t know what to expect! Ended up with two floors of small science based play/ activity stations that our 18 month old loved. We visited with a couple without children and there was plenty to keep the adults entertained too. Well priced, we paid for...More

Thank Ross L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to discover science and how little you know! Fun for everyone and entertaining too. Lots of exhibits and things to discover and to experiment with.

Thank Vivienne A
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We had a big family group visit here (18-20 people ages 4 to 68??). We all had blast! The puzzles, water station, light stuff, and even the lecture was so much fun! Our lecture was on fire and ladies giving it were friendly, funny and...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Visited here with my two young children (aged 2 & 5) for a day trip & we all absolutely loved it. I used to visit very often as a young child on school trips. Plenty of things to keep everyone entertained. Not allowed to eat...More

Thank Tashalouise3
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

This place is brilliant we have visited over the years as are children have grown and it’s good to see them still getting enjoyment and learning something new with each visit. The shows are worth attending if you have time - a good mix of...More

Thank Khalidingo88
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We go as a family around 3 times a year and it never fails to entertain the kids. What’s good now is that they are changing the layout and adding new things. Unlike before where it stayed the same for around 20 years! They’ve added...More

Thank DarrenU22
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to introduce children to science but not something I would recommend for children under 6. It can often get very busy which unfortunately does impact on your experience. Consideration could be given to limiting numbers to ensure everyone has the...More

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Tim M
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Response from Ali0818 | Reviewed this property |
Mermaid quay car park is opposite. Your registration is scanned on arrival and you use the machine to pay on exit by typing in the registration number.
Heather B
17 July 2017|
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Response from geminitwin3671 | Reviewed this property |
I would book in advance as there is always a que.
20 June 2017|
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Response from Patricia B | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if Techniquest offer Gluten free but some of the other cafes on the Bay possibly do. Sorry I cannot be more exact.