Brighton Science Festival

BALLOON CAR RACERS



Monday 12 February

2:00pm - 4:00pm (allow at least 1 hour)

Brighton Toy and Model Museum
52–55 Trafalgar Street
Brighton, BN1 4EB
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Recycle and repurpose common household objects into zippy machines using the basic principles of physics. Learn about stored, potential and mechanical energy, drag coefficients and sharp elbows to create speedy balloon racers. Then we’ll race them against each other to find out who is the best at combining science with creativity.

If you’re interested in construction, physics, maths, energy conversion or engineering, then why not come along to see what we’re playing at?

Brighton Toy and Model Museum is an Aladdin’s cave – home to one of the finest collections of toys and models in the world – preserving childhood memories, nostalgia and social history. Founded in 1991, we have over ten thousand toys and models in our collection, focusing on the first half of the twentieth century, and including rare vintage model train collections and many period antique toys. We are easily accessible, situated underneath the railway station in the arches.

Ages 7–11

Included with admission to the museum: Adult £6.50, child £4.00, concessions £5.50, family £14 (up to 2 adults and 3 children). Booking required: call 01273 749494.