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The Centre

Xplore! is the trading name of North Wales Science, a company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales as a charity - (Charity Number 1102959). The charity is wholly owned by Wrexham Glyndŵr University.

Xplore! is the premier Science Discovery Centre in North Wales attracting both the general public and school visits at primary and secondary level. The centre offers over 65 interactive science exhibits in addition to live science shows delivered to the public at weekends and during local (Wrexham) school holidays, enriching the lives of over 80,000 visitors every year.

For schools, Xplore! offers a comprehensive programme of curriculum related science workshops and shows for groups in Foundation/Key Stage 1 right up to Key Stage 5. These can be delivered either at the centre or by outreach visits across the whole of North Wales and into North West England, including Cheshire East and West, Warrington, Wirral, Liverpool and Shropshire.

Our Vision

To be a ‘A home for Inspiring Science in the heart of the Community’

  • Driving Curiosity
  • Raising aspirations by engaging imagination
  • A place of immersive and inter-generational learning
  • Welcoming to all
  • Contributing to our civic culture

Our Mission

To communicate science in exciting and innovative ways to all people, regardless of age, ability or background.

Opening Hours

Tuesday to Sunday

9:30am – 5.00pm

Open 7 days a week during the Wrexham school holidays

Closed selected days over Christmas and New Year. Please see contact us for more information.

How to find us

Xplore! is located in the heart of Wrexham, close to other town centre attractions, shops and cafés/restaurants. Our address is Xplore, 17 Henblas Street, Wrexham, LL13 8AE.

You can access our building from Chester Street and Henblas Street.

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