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Secret Lab

10 Feb 2018 - 25 Feb 2018

‘Light Fantastic’

With Doc away grab a lab coat, it’s time to be Doc yourself and learn with Bunsen all things lights! Listen to Doc’s instructions & pickup your lab coat before entering the Secret Lab … don’t forget your goggles too!

Discover the different zones of the lab… This experience lasts approximately 45 mins 


Red Zone 1

Why is there a red light in submarines?

Discover the use of the colour red and how light is made in a bulb! Learn about periscopes in this zone, with hands on activities!


Laser Zone 2

Take a seat in this zone, with Bunsen taking centre stage showcasing how balloons can be burst by lasers! Find out why not everybody sees the same colour, and how the human brain can be tricked with optical illusions!

Rainbow Zone 3

It’s time to get messy with paint in this zone, with mixing activities! Do you know what the difference is between light and paint colours?


UV Zone 4

Enter this zone and you’ll light up!

Find out why certain objects light up in the dark and discover the link between ultra violet light and submarines!

Pickup a National Science week worksheet on your way out and continue your experiments at home!



Collect your timed ticket at Plan Your Visit – before you enter the main square. Times are shown below to help you plan your day:

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