Welcome to Explore
ore-At-Bristol is the first of it’s kind – A true 21st century science centre combining the best of hands-on activities with the very latest multi-media techniques. In Explore-At-Bristol science is brought alive through stunning visuals and over 170 interactive experiences.
In Explore there are four themes:
Your amazing brain
Explore the workings of the human brain and discover how you see, hear, think, learn and dream
More: Optical IllusionsMemories
Celebrate the ingenious human inventions that have harnessed the power of nature.
More: Dreams of FlightNaturally Newton
Investigate the forces of nature and experiment with light, sound and natural phenomena.
More: The Bermuda TriangleTwisting Tornadoes
Enter the digital revolution and try out innovative technologies and new ideas
More: Zap Scan
Combine these with the 100 seater Orange Imaginarium (Planetarium), a state-of-the-art Simulator and a fully equipped TV Studio, Explore-at-Bristol makes a great day out for all ages in all weather.
“An awesome extravaganza of the intriguing, the topical and the bizarre, to delight and inform people of all ages. at-Bristol sets new standards for making science and technology both accessible and fun.”
Paul Davies, Physicist and author
Mites, like their spider relatives can spin silk. Some lay lines of silk to allow them to skate across large areas.
What would life be like if there was no friction? Our newest exhibits aim to tackle this very question.
Stretch your brain
- Do try this at home
- Send an Explore Postcard
- Brain Benders
- What goes on in the simulator