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Magna Science Adventure Centre is a fantastic day out for all the family this May half-term. Visit our hands-on pavilions Air, Earth, Fire and Water, watch the Big Melt Show, and have fun outdoors on SCI-TEK and AQUA-TEK. Enjoy watching a forge demonstration, or enjoy our Rocket Show.

What’s on this Half-Term:

All of our activities; Aqua-Tek, Sci-Tek, Magnificent May Trail, workshop, steel tours, forge demonstrations, and under 5’s STEM play, are FREE over the Spring Bank holiday with your Many Magna Returns annual pass OR full priced Magna admission tickets; donations are welcome.


From Sat 27th May, we are re-opening our ever popular AQUA-TEK outdoor splash park.  Soak, squirt and jet, you’re going to get very, very wet, then dry off playing on SCI-TEK our fabulous outdoor playground.


Visitors will be able to explore the SCI-TEK adventure play area. Specially designed to let children of all ages explore and learn through play, SCI-TEK is a wonderland of texture, colour and fascinating features!


Showing Monday – Friday, twice daily. Join us for our family-friendly show exploring the world of homemade rockets. Fizz, fuel or air, they all go with a whoosh. 3-2-1 blast off!


Come and enjoy our new soft play and STEM learning area specifically made for those visiting with younger children.


Explore Magna Science Adventure Centre and complete the special Magnificent May Trail throughout the whole of May!


To find out more about the history of the old steelworks, why not join us for Steel Tours with one of our steel heritage experts? Make sure to book at reception.


Find out how steel can be shaped and watch a blacksmith at work in the Forge Demonstrations in our Fire Pavilion throughout the Easter Holidays. Ask at reception for timings.

DID YOU KNOW? Pay once for a full day pass at Magna and you can upgrade to a FREE Many Magna Returns Annual Pass and visit as many times as you like in the next 12 months, for FREEClick here to book tickets online.