On Display

Bubble Wall

Sandwiched between two sheets of glass, a honeycomb of bubbles slowly creeps high above your head, is washed away, then forms all over again. Examine beautiful bubbles up close at Bubble Wall.

 
Watch Water Freeze

Discover the beauty of watching water freeze! See colourful crystals creep across the frozen glass, then melt bits with your fingers and watch them refreeze into a unique pattern every time.

 
Countless Colours

Countless Colours has three incredibly vivid and intense bulbs that allow you to make any colour you want. Rich reds, mellow yellows and deep purples are all possible on this compelling exhibit.

 
Echo Tube

You don’t need an Alpine valley or an underground tunnel to play around with echoes. Isaac Newton experimented in a courtyard, and with our huge Echo Tube you can explore your own echo in Launchpad.

 
Pedal Power

Get pedalling! The energy of the turning pedals is converted into electricity. Can you power a light bulb, a radio or even a hairdryer? Which one will need you to pedal the hardest?

 
On the Move

An incredible mousetrap-style machine was built in a deserted warehouse in Cornwall. It ran for just one day, but we captured it on film. Watch the chain reaction unfold in Launchpad.

 
Magnetic Building

What can you build with the power of magnetism? Create your own unique sculptures around our towers of strong magnets using metal building materials from washers to teaspoons and more...