Science activities at Magna - Summer 2013

Science activities at Magna - Summer 2013

Feel the noise at the Science Adventure Centre in Bristol

Don't miss out on some great science events this summer...

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Magna is a fantastic day out for all ages. The Science Adventure Centre is packed with interactive exhibits and fascinating displays to help you explore the wonders of science and the laws of nature,  with over one hundred hands-on exhibits designed to help you explore the four elements - AIR, WATER, EARTH and FIRE!

Splash in water, operate real JCBs in Earth, Watch a tornado made of fire and even explode a rock face!

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Magna Summer Holiday 2013 Activity Listings

The Science Adventure Centre and outdoors, Sci-Tek and Aqua-Tek, are open everyday 10am to 5pm.


Temporary Exhibitions:

Fabulous Sound Machines. FREE with admission to Magna. Open until 4th Nov 2013. Come on, feel the noise, with a crazy collection of hands-on, colourful sound machines.


Workshops & Tours:

Behind the Scenes Steel Tours. Find out about the history and heritage of the old Templeborough steelworks. Price £1 per person, book on the day at reception. Every day throughout the holidays. Times: 10:30, 12:30, 14:30

Forge Demonstrations in the Fire Pavilion. FREE with admission to Magna. Everyday throughout the holidays. Times: 11:15 & 13:15

Animals Intuition workshops. Cuddly chicks, bunnies, spiders and snakes. Price £2.00 per animal handler, book on the day at reception. Every Mon and Tue (commencing Mon 29th July) throughout the summer holidays. Times: 11am, 11:45am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm.

Fabulous Sound workshops. Try making some of your own fabulous sound machines. Price £1.00 per child, book on the day at reception. Every Wed, Thu and Fri (commencing Wed 31st July) throughout the summer holidays.


Other Events

Summer Evening Barbecue. Whatever the weather, inside or outside, it's a great evening out for the family. Price £4.50 per person inc. burger or hotdog, under 4's are free.

Fri 5th & Sat 6th July, Fri 26th & Sat 27th July, Fri 16th & Sat 17th Aug. Times 5pm - 9pm

Play time in both outdoor parks, Sci-Tek and Aqua-Tek. Additional refreshments can be purchased from The Snack Cabin. Bar available for the adults inside the Red Hall. Tickets available in advance from Magna reception, or just pay on arrival.

Zip Wire. Dare you ride the zip wire, 75ft up above the furnace floor. Price: £5 per person. Pay on the main walkway. Mon to Fri throughout the holidays (commencing Mon 29th July) Times: 11:00 to 16:00. The Zip Wire is operated by UKBungee.



Phone: 01709 720002