Step Inside the Explorer Dome!

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9.30am - 4pm : The Refectory, Norwich School

Climate Change & Sustainability Early Years Family Event Medicine and Health Mind and Body SEN-Friendly Show Space and Astronomy Technology & Engineering Under £10
  • Wheelchair access
  • Toilets

The Close, Norwich, NR1 4DD

Step inside the magical atmosphere of the Explorer Dome to discover new worlds in these lively, interactive and entertaining family shows!

From the wonders of space to a voyage inside the brain, there are a range of shows to choose from - including dedicated SEN performances and shows suitable for a range of ages

Various ages

£7

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Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the event. All attendees need a ticket to this event.

Attendees will need to remove their shoes and crawl through a tunnel to enter the Explorer Dome. Presentations may include lights and loud noises.

Essential Companion tickets

If you have access requirements, and need someone to accompany you to make your visit to this event easier and more comfortable, please contact us at [email protected]. A member of our team will book a free Esential Companion ticket for you.

We ask that you contact us regarding an Essential Companion ticket within 72 hours of booking your ticket to this event.

Please also contact us before the event, at the email address above, with any access information that you feel would be helpful to our team in ensuring your visit is as comfortable as possible.

The Wonder of Space

Join us for an awe-inspiring tour of our planet, moon, sun, solar system and beyond. Learn how to spot the constellations and explore our place within the solar system.

We Make Our Future

Visit engineering marvels from history and consider how industry, technology and invention has impacted the planet. How might engineering provide solutions for the climate emergency?

Voyage Inside the Brain

Discover the most complex structure in the universe! Explore brain health and dementia in this show, which has been developed with funding from Alzheimer's Research UK.

Forces!

Explore the realm of forces - from pushes and pulls, to magnets and gravity. Can you predict what will happen next and why?

The Environment

Tour the habitats of our world and discover the role that humans play within the ecosystem.

Planet Earth

Learn about our planet's formation and tectonic movements in this impressive show about Earth.

Cells!

What makes something alive? Enjoy this incredible journey inside a biological cell.

Disgusting Digestion

A fun-filled, disgusting journey through the body - find out what happens to the food we eat, from plate to poo!

SEN performances

A dedicated relaxed version of the themed show, adapted for mixed-age SEN audiences. Wheelchairs can be accommodated. Please email [email protected] if you have accessibility requirements or would like to book an Essential Companion ticket.

Monday 19 February

TimeTopicAge Recommendation
9.30am–10.20amThe Wonder of Space3–7
10.30am–11.20amThe Wonder of Space7+
12pm–12:50pmThe Wonder of Space7+
2pm–2:50pmWe Make Our Future7+
3pm–3:50pmWe Make Our Future7+
4pm–4:50pmWe Make Our Future7+

Tuesday 20 February

TimeTopicAge Recommendation
9.30am–10.20amThe Wonder of Space3–7
10.30am–11.20amThe Wonder of Space (SEN)SEN
12pm–12:50pmThe Wonder of Space7+
2pm–2:50pmVoyage Inside the Brain9+
3pm–3:50pmVoyage Inside the Brain9+
4pm-4.50pmVoyage Inside the Brain9+

Wednesday 21 February

TimeTopicAge Recommendation
9.30am–10.20amThe Wonder of Space3–7
10.30am–11.20amThe Wonder of Space (SEN)SEN
12pm–12:50pmThe Wonder of Space7+
2pm–2:50pmThe Life of Water7+
3pm–3:50pmThe Life of Water7+

Thursday 22 February

TimeTopicAge Recommendation
9.30am–10.20amThe Wonder of Space3–7
10.30am–11.20amThe Wonder of Space (SEN)SEN
12pm–12:50pmThe Wonder of Space7+
2pm–2:50pmForces!5–11
3pm–3.50pmForces!5–11
4pm-4.50pmForces!5–11

Friday 23 February

TimeTopicAge Recommendation
9.30am–10.20amThe Wonder of Space3–7
10.30am–11.20amThe Wonder of Space11+
12pm–12:50pmThe Environment5–11
2pm–2:50pmThe Environment5–11
3pm–3:50pmPlanet Earth7+
4pm–4:50pmPlanet Earth11+

Saturday 24 February

TimeTopicAge Recommendation
9.30am–10.20amThe Wonder of Space3–7
10.30am–11.20amThe Wonder of Space3–7
12pm–12:50pmCells!11+
2pm–2:50pmDisgusting Digestion7+
3pm–3:50pmDisgusting Digestion7+
4pm–4:50pmDisgusting Digestion11+

About Explorer Dome

Explorer Dome shows are fully interactive, and are 100% presenter-led, hands-on and unforgettable! Explorer Dome has been around for over 20 years, and is made up of four domes and a team of specialist presenters - reaching 70,000 people every year.

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