Home Ed Sessions

Home ed afternoon session on the last Friday of the month, a chance to explore the exhibits and meet other home ed families. Discounted entry, £3.50 per child, and adults are free.

Regular Home Ed Workshops – These can be booked at the bottem of this page – scroll past Home Ed Sessions

Book a Home Ed Session

This is the same as a normal visit but adults go free! If they are popular we will add more sessions. If you haven’t already, you should also check out our regular workshops which are found on the workshops page. http://www.discovering42.co.uk/workshops 

You should allow 1-2hrs to fully immerse yourself into the exhibition. Book tickets for up to 10 people in a timed slot to keep everyone spaced out and able to fully enjoy the exhibition Have a bigger group? Just book in a neighbouring time slot and arrive together. Please try to arrive within 30mins of your start time,  you are welcome to stay as long as you like.

Please read before booking:

We feel it’s important that children are allowed to get hands-on. We ask parents and carers to be vigilant and understand there are exhibits with mechanisms that pose a risk of injury if misused. Children will need to be supervised at all times. There are loud noises and strobe lighting effects. Contact us before your visit if you have concerns. Several exhibits contain small parts such as marbles and are not recommended for under 3’sThere are strong magnets, if you or a member of your group have a pacemaker sensitive to magnetic fields please contact us before you book.

Each slot has a limited amount of Tickets so if you can’t get enough tickets from one slot please try another or give us a call and we can advise availability. 

We are hard to find – we are inside a beautiful park! We have great map on this page please take a good look, as we can not be seen from any roads. if you use google maps for navigation it will take you to a Nail bar just behind our building, from here head down the hill to the roundabout turn left and then take the first left into the car park. It is easiest to find us from Priory Carpark.

 

Book a Workshop

Delve into experiences ranging from unraveling everyday curiosities to launching more ambitious projects. Our workshops and clubs are designed to encourage active participation because we believe in doing it ourselves, understanding how things work, and embracing the transformative power of experimentation.

 

Rebels

8-18yrs +

Bi-weekly Club

Come join the rebels exploring physics through unusual projects to learn about a wide range of stuff from electronics to smoke rings to macro photography. We will explore the hidden role physics has to play in the world around us and get you and your kids confident with making and power tools.

Little Rebels Club

4-10yrs

Bi-weekly Physics club

Join a community of little Rebels, as we go through a variety of projects that push boundaries of what you would expect in a workshop. Unravelling the mysteries of how things work to problem-solve our projects. Each week with be something new from automata to launching rockets and lighting light bulbs.

Eco Art Club

All Ages

First Friday Monthly

Let's get together, get cosy with a hot drink, and get experimenting with the endless possibilities of eco art.

WHERE?

Narisa Hall/Old Band Stand, in Priory Park

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We are in priory park in a cream, glass-fronted hall, across the lawn from the pond. We have coloured bike wheel windmills out the front.

BY CAR

Parking at Priory Car Park, PL31 2DE. 

BY TRAIN

Bodmin Parkway station then catch a bus.

BY BUS

2min walk from Mount Folly or Lidl stops

BY BIKE FROM WADEBRIDGE OR PADSTOW

Camel Trail to Bodmin + 7min cycle.

 

Make a day of it, we are very close to lovely cafes, charity shops, Priory playpark, intoBodmin, Bodmin & Wenford Steam Railway, Bodmin Jail, Shire Hall Courtroom Experience,  Bodmin Beacon, Town Museum, Military Museum, St Petroc’s Church (the largest church in Cornwall!), Lanhydrock and Pencarrow House & Gardens.