Children can have fun discovering science with our hands-on experiences. The famous Launchpad gallery is full of interactive exhibits and activities, and daily science shows let kids see explosions and volunteer in experiments.

Galleries

Pattern Pod is a hands-on gallery that was created especially for children from 5–8 years of age and their parents. 

 

IMAX Films

Flies from the Fly me to the Moon IMAX film

Join three curious flies as they sneak on board the Apollo 11 mission for an incredible space journey.

 

Events

Explainer with bubbles

This interactive show features bubbles of all sizes going up, down, this way, that way, and all over the place… with a little help from the audience! This show is a popular family favourite and spaces are limited so please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

 

Museum Trails