We’ve been out and about checking out some of the great things Birmingham has to offer for our new series of We Love Brum blogposts.
Hotel La Tour is just a short toddle from Millennium Point and Thinktank, the city’s science museum. It’s a great attraction for all ages with ten themed, hands-on galleries with lots of suprises, things that you’ll find hard to believe and some disgusting stuff too (think intestines!)
We sent our junior testing panel out (two boys of pre-school and reception age) and two girls (nine and a pre-teenage 12) and all reports were good. The boys particularly enjoyed the steam engines and the tipping water tank, a real crowd-pleaser. The girls cited the open air Science Garden as the best bit of their day.
The Science Garden is full of body-sized exhibits – so larger people can have a go too! – and is full of specially-designed features for you to discover the forces of energy, mechanisation and mobilisation. Mr Smith – Year 7 science teacher – will be pleased.
Junior Jury test result: great day out, lots of space to let off energy, we learned stuff too so parents happy.
For more information go to www.thinktank.ac