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Little Explorer Days

Especially for Little Explorers aged 3–5 years old, Little Explorer days are themed fun-packed days filled with things like workshops, drop-ins and make and take activities.

What's On - 5 and 6 October // Blast Off

Join us on a journey through space. Launch a rocket, hold a meteorite and discover constellations. It'll be out of this world!

Stomp Rockets

Launch a stomp rocket into space! The harder you stomp the higher it flies. Which planet will your rocket reach?

Big Space Build

Will it be a rocket, UFO or Lunar Rover? Work together to build an amazing space structure from our big bricks.

Galaxy Spirals

Create your own spiral galaxy mobile to take home!

Meteor Strike

Find our about the objects we might see moving across the night sky. Handle a real meteorite and test it to find out what it's made of.

Blast Off

Play and pretend. Will you be an astronaut and blast off into space or a space scientist in the lab? The universe awaits.

Next Little Explorer Dates

Available to book soon!

  • 2 and 3 November 2019 // Build It
  • 1 and 2 February 2020 // Dino Dig
  • 29 February and 1 March 2020 // Up, Up and Away
  • 28 and 29 March 2020 // How Does Your Garden Grow?

About Little Explorer Days

Activities for Little Explorer Days run from 10.30am to 3.30pm. The Science Mall is open from 10am to 5pm, so there’s plenty of time throughout the day to explore.

If you have a Science Passport, you can use your Passport for free admission on all Little Explorer Days so it's a perfect time to pick one up

If you don't have a Science Passport, under 3s go free. For children (age 3-15), standard Science Mall entry is £9.50, and adults pay the standard Science Mall entry of £11.50.

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