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Get ready to rock and roll!

Earth’s soil and rock are vital for life and progress. Soil nurtures crops and ecosystems, while rocks fuel construction, driving innovation and civilisation forward.

Below ground, the Earth Pavilion is an immersive experience filled with hands-on games, some real-life JCBs, rock sorters, and a quarry face to explode.

The hands-on exhibits are suitable for children of all ages, a visit to Earth will plant seeds of knowledge!

During your visit:

  • Blast a lime quarry.
  • Operate real JCBs.
  • Discover our interactive sand pits.
  • And much much more!

Did You Know?

Approximately 350 million individuals live in the regions next to an active volcano’s “danger range,” – that’s roughly one in every 20 people!

Did You Know?

If the Earth doubled in size, trees would immediately fall over!
This is because the force of gravity would also double. It would also mean animals the size of dogs or larger would not be able to run without breaking a leg!

Did You Know?

The rock cycle is what we call a dynamic system – all parts are connected to each other.
A change in one part brings about a change in another, resulting in a continuous cycle over geological time.

Did You Know?

The Guinness World Record for the worlds’ largest uncut emerald is a hefty 1.5 kg – that is the same weight as one and a half pineapples!

Did you know?

A single teaspoon of soil houses more living organisms than there are people in the world – that’s over 8 billion!

Want to know more? Try these experiments at home

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