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School Holiday Experience: Rad Robots

Get crafty with robots these school holidays.

Date & Time

17 Apr - 2 May 2021 | 10am - 4pm



Get crafty with robots these school holidays

Inspired by the hit exhibition ‘Science Fiction Science Future', this Holiday Experience is sure to capture the imaginations of young Sci-Fi enthusiasts, technology buffs, and arts and crafts fans!

Kids are encouraged to explore and discuss hi-tech concepts including automation and artificial intelligence, and how these ideas can impact our future.

And there will be loads of hands-on activities to spark imaginations.

The Bot Lab
Create robotic art! Construct a unique autonomous Scribblebot, then release your creation to see robotic art appear before your very eyes.

The Mighty Paper-Bot
Craft your very own whimsical, walking, paper automaton

Maker Bot, Bot Maker!
Share your vision of what makes a futuristic robot, by adding your design to our gallery wall, plus, see MOTAT’s Maker Bot 3D printers at work printing a variety of unique robotic models.

Bits and Bolts:
Combine magnetic components to create a variety of weird and wacky robot designs in this activity for younger visitors

Grasp This!
Lend a robot a hand, as you use mechanical grippers to complete a range of simple tasks to hilarious effect.

Map Trail
This fun trail map is a perfect activity for our under our visitors under 5 years. Explore MOTAT 1 with your map in hand and answer the robot themed questions to receive your awesome Rad Robots badge!

General MOTAT admission fees apply. Under 5s enter Free. Don't forget Teachers enter free during April.


Stairs: Some areas are not wheelchair accessible due to stairs, confined spaces and uneven surfaces.

Please note: there may be filming and/or photography taken for marketing purposes.


We recommend parking in our large car park at M2 and enjoying the free vintage tram ride between sites.

Mobility parking is available on site at M1. Please arrange in advance.