Centre for Alternative Technology

CAT Education - schools and groups


Costs and Opening times

Current opening times - 7 days a week from 10am - 4pm from 1st November 2016.

10am- 5pm from April 1st 2017

Closed Christmas period from Monday 19th December 2016 -Monday 8th January 2017

CAT Re- Opens without railway and bottom Reception Monday 9th Janary until 31st  March 2017. Winter prices apply.

1st April 2017   onwards - Open for pre- booked groups and visitors for  summer season with railway and bottom station reception.

Bursary fund for Welsh schools in STEM subjects  2016/2017

A great opportunity for KS 3, 4 and 5 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) groups in Wales with bursaries covering activities on energy, travel, tuition and entry.

Read more here


2016 Prices

Adult £8.50
Concession £7.50
Child (up to 15) £4.00
Child (under 4) Free
School/FE Visits £3.30/£3.80 per pupil
University Visits age 18+ £4.45/£4.95 per student
Home Educators

£3.30/£3.80 per child

£8.50 per adult (see also discounts below)


Non-educational groups of 10 or more visitors are offered a £1 discount off all adult/concession entrance prices if payment is made in a lump sum. Groups of visitors with severe learning difficulties are offered 50% discount. Home Educators are offered 1 adult free per six children under age 11, or 1 adult free per 10 children age over 11.


See relevant tuition sections for tuition costs.


From Easter 2013

£3.60 per pupil
£4.75 per student

CAT Education movie


Thinking of bringing a group to CAT?

Then watch our short video about CAT education.

Click here to watch the video in Windows Movie player format.

Or Click here to watch the movie in Quicktime format.



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