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Free Family day - 7 May

Inverness Leisure, Bught Park Noon to 4pm

A fun afternoon for all the family  with a science based theme.

Sea to sky, dinosaurs and dolphins, bubbles to racing cars. Come along and delve into the magical world of all things scientific !


Meet experts from the local area and take part in numerous activities. Visit the community stands which show the science behind many different area of our life.

Just come along, bring all the family for free and investigate the world of science and technology.

Contributors at the Family day include :

  • Body works from Glasgow Science Centre
  • Scottish Waterways Trust
  • WiPro
  • Bloodhound SSC The 1,000MPH Car
  • Global Highland
  • University of the Highlands and Islands STEM Team
  • SDS – Mobile World of Work Live
  • Inverness Archive Centre
  • Inverness Library
  • Highland Astronomical Society
  • T Exchange
  • ffordes photography
  • Whale and Dolphin Conservation

and many more...

With over 30 activity tables there is fun to be had for all the family.

  • Are you a budding architect?. Why not try designing  a building from lego.

  • Race a car on our 20 m track.

  • Get hands on with cutting edge anatomy themed exhibits.

  • Find out how to ‘kill a virus’.

  • Build a dinosaur finger puppet.

  • How do you measure up?

  • Be amazed by bubbles.

  • See what the archive centre does.

Come along and learn something new. All the activities are free.