STEM: The best places for a STEM day out, part one!

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With the summer holidays almost upon us, you might have started looking at planning some things to do in those 6 long weeks. Whether it’s festivals you’re looking for, museums or even theme parks, if its STEM related and educational, it’s likely in this list. I’ve tried to arrange them in regions to make it easier for you but feel free to have a look through them all, especially if you’re on a border or have some trips planned



Spaceport – Wirral – The Strawberry Fountain

Legoland Discovery Centre – Manchester – Rachel Bustin

Sea Life – Manchester – Rachel Bustin

Yorkshire and the Humber

Leeds industrial Museum – Leeds – Falcondalelife

National Media Museum – Bradford – Kids Days Out Reviews

Eureka! Children’s Museum – Halifax – A Rose Tinted World

Thackray Medical Museum – Leeds – Mum of two little girls

East Midlands

National Space Centre – Leicester – Mummy2Twindividuals

West Midlands

Think Tank – Birmingham – Momma Mack

Enginuity – Telford – Momma Mack


Techniquest – Cardiff Bay – Cardiff Mummy Says

East of England

Cambridge Science Centre – Cambridge – Travels with Ted

Next time we will be looking at Scotland and the south! Stay tuned for your ultimate guide to STEM days out! If you have a blog post about a place I have not yet covered, please let me know!

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About Leslie Rickerby

Leslie writes MessyBlog, a family and lifestyle blog aimed at helping parents teach their children life skills. She writes about a range of subjects from weaning to learning how to ride a bike and also hosts a range of reviews too.
Leslie works from home and is a married mum of three to Dexter, Paisley and Bridget.
When not balancing her blog, the house work and her three children, she also volunteers for the Peterborough STEM festival.
STEMfest is annual free event aimed at raising the profile and inspiring a love of science, technology, engineering and maths in children and teenagers.
You can find her on Pinterest, Twitter Instagram and facebook under @messybloguk) or on @pborostemfest on twitter and instagram