An introspective account from a staff member turned visitor for a day. Courtesy of Claudine Muscat Fortunately on Sunday 13th November I was able to visit Esplora with a friend of mine – it was surely a busy day at the centre! Nonetheless everyone looked energetic and focused.
So here we are, 2 weeks into operational mode – Esplora Malta’s Interactive Science Centre has given Malta a unique fun and educational destination.
Observing the reactions and feedback of young and old alike has been intriguing for our team, especially those of us, who have seen the building being transformed in front of our eyes into a visitor attraction we are so proud to be part of. “Thank you so much. We have been there yesterday and 3 hours were not enough. There is so much to explore and learn. Well done!!”
“Hi there we come over last Saturday…. well done it’s fabulous!!!”
“Just visited really enjoyed it, keep it up!”
“Was there yesterday and it was amazing!
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As soon as you enter the Earth exhibition, one of the exhibits that will grab your attention is the projection globe. Here you can access varying information on a spherical globe. The information ranges from the history of the earth to the different planets in our solar system. Through hi-tech projections, you are provided with […]
This week the team was very happy to host a number of guests for a private preview of what Esplora is all about and show our appreciation for their collaboration and useful contributions.
The Esplora team were thrilled to show off the Esplora buildings and surrounding grounds to Malta’s US Ambassador G. Kathleen Hill.
Electricity crackles, rockets whoosh, and a flash of light captures your shadow. Every visit to Esplora, Malta’s new science centre, will be full of surprises.
Rebecca Mileham is a museum consultant and science writer based in the UK
The Science Popularisation Unit (SPU), at the Malta Council for Science and Technology, have planned and developed a world-class science centre for Malta. Esplora is inspired by the San Francisco Exploratorium, a concept by Frank Oppenheimer, which gave rise to
For a number of members in the Esplora team, this is a week of developing skills and witnessing best practice. Glasgow Science Centre’s front of house staff
This morning’s activities began a little earlier than usual on the San Salvatore Peninsula
The exhibition spaces are beginning to take shape.
To all from our expanding Esplora team. The recruitment drive at Esplora has been going well and…….
We need you if you are interested in working with us as a Part time Gadget Shop Attendant; Part time Explainer; or you are a Skilled Tradesman (Metal Worker). We’d love to hear from you if you think you fit the bill, please find further details for these posts….
It was a great week of events for children organised by……
The Malta Council for Science and Technology requires the services of a full time Building Services Engineering Technician (Electrician/Plumber)……
The Malta Council for Science and Technology requires the services of a full time Programme Development Executive. The selected candidate…..
Esplora is looking for more talent to join the team….
Esplora is gaining momentum towards opening therefore…
If you feel at ease with the public and have a passion to motivate and inspire visitors of all ages through high quality learning events and activities, read on….
The middle of July sees the celebration of the Kalkara festa of San Guzepp (St Joseph).
Last Friday 17th April the Esplora team took part in the Global College Malta in collaboration with MBR, Careers and Education Fair at Smart City Malta. It was exciting for Esplora to attend a careers fair
#iCanDoScience – A national camp designed to promote STEM subjects – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, and related careers among members of the Malta Girl Guides (MGG). Around 100 girls coming from various village based Girl Guide groups,
Hurrah! Esplora is now a registered trademark.
“2015 is going to be a busy year” is what the team here started with saying on return from the Christmas break…. indeed we blinked and January has flown past! The Esplora content team have been thoroughly engaged in the final design and development phase of the exhibitions that will make Esplora unique in Malta.
With the Esplora project now officially in the public eye, the team have been enjoying the positive response both from stake holders, and the general public. The interest and kind words are a good note to end 2014 on,
Thursday 4th December saw Villa Bighi’s beautiful old chapel abuzz with activity.
The Bighi peninsula is seeing a restoration…