Xplore! Science Discovery Centre

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Discover the Home of Science with Xplore! Science Discovery Centre in Wrexham

Welcome to the home of science in the heart of North Wales. Combining educational exhibits with family-friendly fun, you can look forward to spending the whole day with Xplore! Science Discovery Centre whilst educating and exciting your mind!

"We loved it, my children are almost 2 and 3 and they enjoyed all the activities. Myself and my partner thoroughly enjoyed it. We bought annual passes so we will be regular visitors. Staff were lovely and helpful. Can't wait to go again." - Kelsie, Mum

There's so many things to do at Xplore! Science Discovery Centre

Experience all that Xplore! Science Discovery Centre has to offer when you visit, with mind-bending exhibits, interactive live-science shows, on-site community cafe, fully-stocked science shop and so much more:

  • Visit the home of science in the heart of Wrexham
  • Experience a great space suitable for families, friends and all-ages!
  • Get up-close, interact and enjoy more than 85 exhibits
  • Challenge your understanding of science in a fun and educational way 
  • Learn about everything science, from atoms to aquaducts, cells to chemicals and fire safety to forces!
  • Enjoy access to the amazing live-science show, demonstrated right in front of you!
  • Watch your little ones run wild whilst you supervise them from the viewing platform
  • Explore, play, interact and enjoy a plethora of exhibitions, shows and more!
  • Swing by the Science Shop and grab a freshly-made pizza to keep you fueled up
  • Get snap-happy and take lots of photographs to remember your family-fun day with
  • Visit the 5-star onsite Cafe: offering local Welsh produce, sandwiches, savoury snacks, sweet treats and cakes - hot food is also served onsite with freshly-made pizzas, toast, Welsh cakes and hot drinks, whilst the little ones can enjoy meal deals and slushies!

"I had an amazing time at Xplore! My 6-year-old granddaughter was captivated. The theatre presentation on Dinosaurs & Volcanoes was superb. Children of all ages were fascinated. I would absolutely recommend a visit!" - Karen, Grandma

Enjoy an all-weather family-friendly attraction in North Wales

Whether you're looking for an educational outing, a family-fun day or something to do on the weekend, Xplore! has you covered, rain or shine. With all-weather activities, food, drink and parking onsite, you won't struggle to keep your schedule filled with all-things-Science when you visit Xplore! Science Discovery Centre in North Wales!

Book Xplore! Science Discovery Centre tickets now for one of the best tourist attractions in Wrexham - fun for the whole family!

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Visit Xplore! Science and Discovery Centre in Wrexham and enjoy some of the best summer holiday activities in North Wales - perfect for kids aged 1-6!

Available from 30 July 2024 to 30 July 2024
Holywell Road,
Clwyd CH7 6AA
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How to find us

Address: Xplore! Science Discovery Centre, 17 Henblas Street, Wrexham, LL13 8AE

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  • Parking: Located within a short walk of our centre. 
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • 'Changing Places' Toilet facilities; Specially-designed accessible toilet with a lift to assist those who may need it.
  • Guide dog-friendly
  • Food and drink 
  • Parking onsite 
  • Public transport accessible

Yes, Xplore! Science Discovery Centre is wheelchair accessible.

  • There is level access using both main entrance doors.
  • Accessible toilets are available on site. 
  • Assistance dogs are permitted.

If you need further guidance or assistance, please reach out to a team member onsite. 

Yes, Xplore! Science Discovery Centre has an onsite cafe that provides a viewing area for parents to keep an eye on their little ones whilst you dine.

  • The cafe serves a selection of fresh sandwiches
  • Hot and cold drinks are available 
  • Enjoy delicious freshly-made pizzas
  • Sweet treats and savoury snacks are available

If you are unsure about any dietary requirements, please reach out to the team onsite and they'll be happy to double-check any ingredients for you.

Visitor survey's suggest that the average Xplore! visitor spends between two and three hours onsite. 

However, you are welcome to stay as long or as little as you would like, as your ticket allows you to come and go throughout the day. 

The opening times for Xplore! Science Discovery Centre are as follows:

  • Monday - Thursday: Reduced opening hours due to hosting school groups. 
  • Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 9:30am - 4:30pm
  • Wrexham school holidays: 9:30am - 4:30pm
  • Exhibition Space, Science Shop & Cafe: Open 7 days a week, 9:30am - 4:30pm

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