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Xplore! and Tŷ Pawb are delighted to be able to announce that along side the full timetable for Darganfod // Discover 2022 which you can check out here – Darganfod Timetable 2022. We have activities in the Walkway at Xplore!, on the new Hippodrome site on Henblas Street and in Yellow and Blue.

Xplore! and Tŷ Pawb are delighted to be able to announce the full timetable for Darganfod // Discover 2022.

Xplore!, St Marks Church and ECLAS are coming together to bring a special day of science activities to St Giles Church, Wrexham

To celebrate the release of Disney and Pixar’s Lightyear we’re asking you to dress as a Space Ranger on the 18th of June for #SpaceRangerDay

Xplore! Science Discovery Centre welcomed teachers from schools across the region to a session all about our amazing atmosphere

Xplore! has teamed up with Disney and Pixar to celebrate the science that inspired the movie “Lightyear”.

Darganfod Science Festival is returning to Wrexham town centre this Summer!

Wrexham MP Sarah Atherton recently visited Xplore! to take part in the science centre’s Operation Earth family activities.  Science centres across the country have been hosting events around COP26 to increase public engagement with climate change and environmental issues.

We are working with the North Wales Fire service to run our All fired up Show at Xplore! this weekend

To celebrate February half term and as part of Gaeaf Llawn Lles // The Winter of Wellbeing, Xplore! is bringing the amazing world of Dinosaurs to the streets of Wrexham Town centre on Sunday 20th of February.

The eyes of the world are on Wrexham and it’s a huge opportunity to showcase our town.

Notice for the 22nd and 23rd of January 2022

A science discovery centre in Wrexham has been hailed as a “perfect match” for the town centre, with thousands of visitors in just over 12 months just one highlight.

Children from a school in Wrexham are money smart after receiving a money masterclass workshop from Principality Building Society and educational charity Xplore!.

Wirral-based Less Common Metals (LCM) have drawn on the expertise of Xplore! Science Discovery centre to turn a complex topic into a fun, interactive workshop for Key Stage 2 primary school children.

Staff and students from Penycae primary school are celebrating this month after former pupil Adam Jones funded a school trip for Years 1 and 2.

To celebrate COP26 in Glasgow and our brand-new science show Our Wonderful Earth Xplore! is offering an unusual discount.

Xplore! is delighted to announce that we have been successful in receiving funding from the UK Association of Science and Discovery Centres for the continuation of the Destination Space project.

On Saturday 23rd October a researcher will be attending the centre to conduct observations as part of their research to support Xplore’s future vision

Local schools enjoyed a day out at three of Wrexham’s most popular attractions recently as part of a new school visits partnership pilot project.

Xplore! Goes to Church for the first time.


In conjunction with St Mark’s Church, Xplore! Science Discovery Centre is undertaking a project that provides opportunities for children and young people to take part in interactive science-faith based activities

Principality Building Society has renewed their partnership with science discovery centre Xplore! to bring financial education to more children across North Wales and bordering regions.

Xplore! Science Discovery Centre is pleased to announce a new, community-driven project that will help build participant skills, create new and interesting interactive features in Wrexham, as well as close the gap between STEM researchers and the general public.

Xplore! is working with Farm Urban and BIC Innovation as part of a Wales-wide project bringing vertical urban farming into local communities across Wales.

Xplore! Science Discovery Centre, Wrexham, has announced a biodiversity trail using a series of planters in Wrexham town centre

Xplore! is excited to announce the launch of our very first citizen science project: Wild Watch!

We’re re-opening!

From 17th May our science shop and café will be open 7 days a week and from Friday 21st May our science discovery centre will open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday!

Xplore! has two opportunities for the local community to give your opinions to help us understand our science centre for now and to build a science centre for the future.

Xplore! Science Discovery Centre is pleased to announce a new partnership with The Racecourse Community Foundation

We are delighted to announce that Xplore! has joined forces with our neighbours, Ty Paŵb to bring the DARGANFOD//DISCOVER Science Festival back to the streets of Wrexham once again.

A shared passion to protect and enrich the lives of future generations in Wales has led to a key sponsorship at a North Wales science discovery centre.

This project, Crop Cycle, is being funded by the Welsh Government through the Foundational Economy Challenge Fund and we will be working with business and partners who are committed to the four pillars of the Economic Contract.  The project will provide a test bed for Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA), in the community setting – the very heart of our Foundational Economy. The project is being led by Social Farms & Gardens supported by Welsh Government’s Horticulture Cluster group and NutriWales CEA Special Interest Group.

Xplore! to shut it's door during festive period...

Seven UK Science and Discovery Centres will receive funding from NERC to engage local children and families with the latest climate science.

Xplore! has some amazing offers this December...

Xplore! Science Discovery Centre have teamed up with a local artist for an exciting new arts project..

Xplore! welcomed families across the county as it marked its relocation and rebrand with a full house on Saturday and Sunday.

Wrexham-based Xplore! is offering its VIP members an exclusive 24-hour window ahead of the general public to book a slot for its reopening weekend on Saturday 3 October. It will run all-day Wednesday.

A popular science discovery centre, which is moving to the heart of Wrexham town centre, will unveil more than 100 new exhibits at its re-opening on Saturday 3 October.

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