Enginuity

Enginuity
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Packed with hands-on experiences and interactive exhibits, a visit to this fun-filled science and technology centre is great fun for all ages. Investigate science and discover more about the power of technology at Enginuity.

• Discover how a little ingenuity will empower you to pull a 10 ton locomotive by hand or generate electricity from flowing water
• Look at familiar objects with new eyes using the giant x-ray machine
• Build an earthquake proof tower
• Challenge our robotic arm to test the speed of your reactions
• Sketch out your own ideas in the design zone
• Join in one of our great hands-on school holiday workshops including: Speed, Techno Terrors and Space Race
• Watch amazing interactive shows during most school holiday workshops

Throughout the year there will also be a fun and challenging series of hands on activities and special events for all ages and abilities.

Venue Type:

Museum, Industrial heritage site, Science centre

Opening hours

Seven days a week from 10am until 5pm

Closed: 24 & 25 December and 01 January

Admission charges

Adults £8.10, 60 Plus £7.20 & Children £6.80

Annual Passport Ticket for all ten of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums allowing repeat visits all year - Adult £27.95, 60 Plus £21.50, Children £16.95, Family (2ads) £68.00 and Fam (1ad) £50.00

Discounts

  • Museums Association
  • International Council of Museums
  • English Heritage
Getting there

The Ironbridge Gorge is on the River Severn, 5 miles (8km) south of Telford town centre in Shropshire. Take junction 4 or junction 6 off the M54. Follow brown and white signs to Ironbridge Gorge.

For Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, Enginuity and Darby Houses, follow Coalbrookdale Museums.

Collection details

Industry, Science and Technology

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Ghost Ships Workshops

  • 24 October — 1 November 2015

This October half-term join-in fun workshops and activities at Enginuity. You can make your own spooky ghost ship and set it to sail on the Enginuity pool of doom. There will also be a chance to take part in the national Big Draw initiative.

While you're at Enginuity you can discover how a little ingenuity will empower you to pull a 10 ton locomotive by hand, generate electricity from flowing water, build and earthquake proof tower or challenge our robotic arm to test the speed of your reactions.

There's a soft play area for smaller children and a shop packed with great science, design & technology inspired toys.

Drop-in workshops take place daily from 10.30am - 3.45pm. Activities vary from day to day and have additional charges.

Admission

Normal admission charges apply

Website

http://www.ironbridge.org.uk/plan-your-visit/events-and-exhibitions-calendar/ghost-ships-workshops/view/2015-10-24?CalendarStart=201510

Getting there

The Ironbridge Gorge is on the River Severn, 5 miles (8km) south of Telford town centre in Shropshire. Take junction 4 or junction 6 off the M54. Follow brown and white signs to Ironbridge Gorge.

For Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, Enginuity and Darby Houses, follow Coalbrookdale Museums.

Enginuity
Coach Road
Coalbrookdale
Telford
Shropshire
TF8 7DQ
England

Website

www.ironbridge.org.uk/our_attractions/enginuity/

E-mail

Visitor Information Centre

tic@ironbridge.org.uk

Telephone

Visitor Information Centre

01952 433 424

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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