An interactive festival of science, engineering, experiments, exploration and discovery.

ScienceX is a free festival of fun and exciting activities that give you the opportunity to find out what science and engineering is all about.

intu Trafford Centre will host this thrilling weekend of discovery, where you can get hands-on and be a scientist or an engineer. Conduct your own experiments, try out the latest amazing technology and meet some of the people behind the cutting edge research shaping the world around us.

To all the thrill-seekers, tech addicts, space explorers, creators and future scientists and engineers – get inspired at ScienceX.

Flight Simulator

Formula Student

Coding with robots


Power the nuclear reactor

Experience a virtual reality

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  • This week marks 32 years since the disaster at the #Chernobyl #nuclear plant. One of our experts at Dalton Nuclear Institute tells us about her recent visit to the abandoned town of #Pripyat. Follow the link in our bio.
  • Missed out on attending #ScienceX, our thrilling event for budding scientists and engineers at the Trafford Centre ? Check out our latest blog (link in bio) to find out how the event inspired young minds
  • You guys, we can see the sun (just about)! #springhassprung #finally #barneswallis
  • We're here until 6pm tonight, so there's still time to drop by and visit! Why not visit our nuclear stand and see if you can save our nuclear reactor?
#ScienceX #science #engineering #familyfun #familyday #scienceexperiment #handson
  • This is oobleck. Oobleck is a non-newtonian fluid which means that it is a liquid until pressure is applied and then it becomes a solid. Have you come and tried it out yet? It's literally the best way to get stuck in!
#ScienceX #science #engineering #oobleck #handson #experiement
  • When Super Mario falls off the edge, your face be like
You can create your own games controller to play Super Mario, why not come and give it a try?
#ScienceX #science #outreach #traffordcentre
  • Things are hotting up at #sciencex - our free family event on at the Trafford Centre today and tomorrow

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