• All ages
  • FREE with admission
  • Level 4
  • Permanent Exhibition
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Build your know-how.

How do buildings stay up?

Which bricks are best for building?

Step into Build It and find out about the physics and forces that keep buildings standing. Discover the hidden infrastructure that keeps modern cityscapes ticking. See brilliant buildings being designed on screens using Computer Aided Design (CAD).

Create arches, columns, domes, towers and pyramids, or try out your own building ideas using only your imagination, at our fun workstations dotted around our busy Build It zone.

Great for wee ones, big kids and even bigger kids, Build It is a fun zone for all the family.

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