Test how objects fly, see 3D printers in action, build an earthquake proof tower, control a robot and compete against your friends - the possibilities of science and technology are endless in Scitech’s permanent exhibition space, Rio Tinto Innovation Central.
On now, Rio Tinto Innovation Central is a changing gallery, showcasing innovation and exploring the process.
See through your skin to the veins in your arm, experience machine learning and test your knowledge on the history of innovating.
The New Tinkering Space
Get involved with our exciting new Tinkering Space. It is an innovative space for visitors to Think, Make, Try and Refine their ideas.
With an epic Lego wall, a giant marble run and other tinkertoys such as a collaborative DIY loom, you won’t be stuck for inspiration.
Staff led activities being run every day allow you to build, test, create and get hands on with the process of innovation.
Choose from a wide range of tinkering experiences on offer; from learning how to make a fidget spinner, to exploring introductory circuits. Ideal for children aged 7+ with their families.
Scitech's The Tinkering Space
COST: Free with admission
AGES: 4 +
EXHIBITION PARTNER: Rio Tinto