Lifetime Lab at the Old Waterworks will host a family fun Water Heritage Open Day on Saturday 22nd August from . Admission is free and children and adults can meander through Corks Industrial Heritage and enjoy a series of fun stands and activities.
Throughout the day visitors are encouraged to become environmental detectives while investigating the interactive exhibits, discover the engineering trail set the old Victorian waterworks, participate in hands on experiments at the science zone and experience birds of prey up close. Fun activities are planned for all ages including creating giant bubbles, launching water rockets, hook a duck, and face painting and lots more.
Lifetime Lab manager Mervyn Horgan said “Our open day was previously voted Best Interactive Event by the Heritage Council and the 2015 theme of Industrial Heritage and Design is an ideal fit for a Victorian waterworks” adding “We have had a lot of enquires about the day so far and expect a larger attendance this year, we have more volunteers and lots of extra family friendly fun planned with entry and all activities free on the day”
Lifetime Lab has another reason reasons to celebrate with a record number of visitors reported over the summer months and an increase in the number of schools registered to participate in primary science and math’s workshops commencing in September.
When asked about the weather spoiling the day Mervyn replied “The fun will happen inside as well as outdoors and we are fortunate to have our own marquee, so we are well prepared”
Lifetime Lab is located in the old Cork City Waterworks buildings on the Lee Road. The interactive Visitor Centre is open 7 days a week until with environmental exhibits, a steam centre, coffee dock, a picnic area and children’s playground to explore and is fully wheelchair accessible.
For further information, please contact Lifetime Lab at: 021-4941500 or view the websitewww.lifetimelab.ie