Magna Summer Holiday 2014 Activity Listings

Magna Activities – Saturday 19th July to Sunday 31st August

Remember if you buy an Adult, Child or Family ticket you can up upgrade to an annual pass for FREE and return as many times as you like for 12 whole months! Book online and also get a 10% discount.

Outdoor Passes for Sci-Tek and Aqua-Tek are available!  Adults – £2.00 Child (4-16 years) – £6.50 Child (2-3 years) – £2.50 Workshops & Tours:

Workshops & Tours:

Behind the Scenes Steel Tours.

Find out about the proud history and heritage of the old Templeborough steelworks with a guided tour with an ex steel worker! Price £1 per person, book on the day at reception. Everyday throughout the holidays. Times: 10:30, 12:30, 14:30

Forge Demonstrations 

This is your chance to see a Blacksmith at work! Discover more about the steel making process and learn how the Air, Fire, Water and Earth Pavilions are linked together… FREE with admission to Magna. Everyday throughout the holidays. Times: 11:15 & 13:15

Rockets & Balloons

Come along and find out about rockets and hot air balloons with this fun workshop, a mix of hands-on and exciting demonstrations. Wed 23rd July to Fri 25th, and Mon 28th to Wed 30th Aug, and Fri 1st Aug. Times: 10:30, 11:30, 14:30, 15:30

Kitchen Sink Show

Explore the wonderfully messy world of kitchen sink science with this interactive show. Price £1 per child, book on the day at reception. Mon 4th to Fri 8th Aug. Times: 11:30am & 14:30

Animals In-tuition 

Meet a host of interesting and unusual creatures including Snakes and Tarantulas! Price £2.00 per animal handler, book on the day at reception and pay on the door. Mon 11th Aug, Mon 18th Aug and Mon 25th Aug. Times: 11:30, 12:30 and 13:30.

NEW! Magical Molecule Workshops 

Wed 13th Aug – Drop in event between 11am-12.30 and 1pm-4pm Come along and meet molecular scientists from Sheffield University, find out what they do and get involved in some fascinating mini-workshops with artist Kate Sully

Thur 14th & Fr 15th Aug – 30 min workshops at 11am / 12pm / 2pm / 3pm

Join local artist Kate Sully and create your very own science inspired piece of artwork to take home! Suitable for children aged 5-11 years and adults.

NEW! Stars & Planets Workshops

Take a tour of the night sky and explore the planets of our Solar System, before investigating the forces that hold the stars and planets in place and then making a bang with some rocket fuel! Price £1 per child, book on the day at reception. Tue 12th, Mon 18th & Fri 22nd Aug. Times: 10:30am, 11:30am, 14:30, 15:30

Bubble Workshops

Find out how to make big bubbles, smoke bubbles and exploding bubbles! Price £1 per child, book on the day at reception. Mon 19th to Fri 22nd Aug and Tue 26th to Fri 29th Aug. Times: 10:30, 11:30, 14:30, 15:30

Other Events

Zip Wire 

Dare you ride the zip wire, 75ft up above the furnace floor?! Price: £5 per person,  pay on the main walkway. Mon to Fri throughout the holidays. Times: 11:00 to 16:00. The Zip Wire is operated by Big Bang Promotions

NEW! Zorbing & Golf Extravaganza 

Magna are excited to welcome Activity Sheffield to join us with their Golf Extravaganza & Zorbing activities this Summer! Suitable for children between 5 upwards and adults. Activities to take place indoors/outdoors depending on weather.

Price – Zorbing: £3 for 3 minutes. Golf Extravaganza: £5 per family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) or £2.50 per Adult £1.50 per child.

Every Tuesday throughout the Summer from Tuesday 22nd July – Tuesday 26th August

Times: 10am-3pm



Phone: 01709 720002

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