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The Making Studios

Included in science centre ticket
Age 5+ recommendation
Set aside about 30 minutes
Little girl completing a craft activity with paper in The Making Studios

We all have a creative side.

Scientists, engineers and inventors use their imagination, tools and materials to solve life’s big problems. Now it’s your turn to get creative and see what you can create and solve.

On now – Create and take home your own cardboard creature! Use slotted construction to build from a mashup of minibeast body parts. How many heads, legs and eyes will yours have?

(Activities are subject to change).

Family taking part in craft making activity assisted by Life Science Centre Maker.
See inside The Making Studios

Making Studio highlights

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Activities change throughout the year, so there’s always something new to try.

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Use special tools and a range of materials to create something truly unique.

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Take your creation home with you to show your friends and family.

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Our expert Makers and Explainers are on-hand to help you make and create.

Accessibility information

The Making Studios is next to Creativity Zone. Activities change throughout the year and materials are provided – these may be sticky or have unusual textures. A friendly member of the team can explain the activity on arrival.

An alarm might make a beeping sound as our team come in and out of the Making Studios office. During busier periods, it may also be noisy from other visitors playing in the Creativity Zone. Ear defenders are available from reception.

‘Children thoroughly enjoyed. Well managed space and beautiful materials.’

Teri-Anne, visitor. 

‘Member of staff made us feel welcome and provided my son with things so he could colour in and make a bug house.’

Daisy, visitor.

‘There was something for everyone and the craft – making a bug hotel was fun for everyone!’

Lauren, Facebook. 

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