School visits at Daresbury Laboratory


Daresbury Open Week

Sci-Tech Daresbury Open Week happens once every 4 years and is a unique opportunity for schools to visit the innovative and inspiring Daresbury Laboratory in the North West of England!

Daresbury Laboratory is 1 of 3 research council run national laboratories where children will come face to face with our staff including real scientists, engineers and technicians working in cutting edge facilities while experiencing world leading science and technology.

The last event provided unparalleled access for 1000 students who were wowed by ‘behind the scenes’ tours, talks and workshops, and mesmerised by the diversity of activities in the hands on science fair. This year 1,450 pupil places have been made available with inspiring themed activities for children in key stage 2, key stage 3, key stage 4 and key stage 5.

To find out more about Sci-Tech Daresbury Open Week 2023 and how you can register your school’s interest, please take a look at the Daresbury Open Week school registration information.

Registration closes 22 March 2023, with school places allocated by 29 March 2023.

Open day

As well as the school days, we are throwing the doors of Daresbury Laboratory open to the public on Saturday 15 July.

With over 100 activities, tours, exhibits and talks, there is something for all ages.

Best of all, it is completely free!

Last updated: 18 December 2023

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