Science garden

Science garden at Alvaston Park

Learn something new at Alvaston Park's Science Garden!

Alvaston Park Science Garden officially opened on Wednesday 18th January 2012.

There are a number of installations around the park which form the Science Garden and provide free, interactive entertainment for all ages.

Use the Garden to explore the world in different ways by:

  • using shadows to tell the time
  • working out how tall the giant pencil is
  • thinking about the meaning of every day words such as 'bigger'
  • strolling through the inner solar system.

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