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Museum:Techniquest

  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • Visit Britain Good to go
  • WTTC SafeTravels

Museum, £9.05-£12

Situated in the heart of Cardiff Bay

Situated in the heart of Cardiff Bay

Details

Two floors of mesmerising models, marvellous machines and mind-boggling interactive displays: launch a rocket, try your hand at virtual surgery, experience a real-life earthquake and even feel the force of a hurricane!

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Children welcomeMobility Accessibility FacilitiesSmoking not allowedHearing Accessibility Facilities

Opening details

Please see website for current opening times

Prices

Ticket type
Adult Age 16+: Standard £10.90 With donation* £12.00
+ £0.50 booking fee

Child: Age 3–15: Standard £9.05 With donation* £10.00
+ £0.50 booking fee

Under 3s Free

Concessions:
Applies to seniors (age 65+), visitors with a disability, and students who show a valid NUS card. Appropriate ID checks may be carried out.: Standard £9.54 With donation* £10.50
+ £0.50 booking fee

Essential carer:
You must bring a form of ID so that we can process your admission on arrival. 1 essential carer per concession ticket.
Free Free

Family:
Up to 2 adults (age 16+) and 3 children (3–15) Standard £38.18 With donation* £42.00
+ £2.50 booking fee

Contact

Enquiries

Directions

From outside Cardiff: Leave M4 at junction 33 and follow signs for Techniquest on the A4232 dual carriageway. From within Cardiff: Follow signs from city centre to Cardiff Bay. There is parking nearby in public car parks. Some space is available for disabled visitors on the forecourt. Coach parking available if pre-booked.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Cardiff Bay station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Mobility Accessibility FacilitiesMobility Accessibility Facilities
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Hearing Accessibility FacilitiesHearing Accessibility Facilities

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

Notes

Hearing Loop system in Science Theatre Lighting effective in most of building, except special low-light area for specific activities.