Doctor Who Experience

Doctor Who Experience information

Location
Cardiff , Wales
Address
Porth Teigr
Telephone
+44 844 801 2279
More information
www.doctorwhoexperience.com
Prices
adult/child £15/11
Opening hours
10am-5pm (last admission 3.30pm) Wed-Mon, daily school holidays
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The huge success of the reinvented classic TV series Doctor Who, produced by BBC Wales, has brought Cardiff to the attention of sci-fi fans worldwide. City locations have featured in many episodes and the first two series of the spin-off Torchwood were set in Cardiff Bay.

Capitalising on Timelord tourism, this interactive exhibition is located right next to the BBC studios where the series is filmed – look out for the Tardis hovering outside. Perhaps appropriately, given the show's theme, tickets are booked for specific timeslots.

Visitors find themselves sucked through a crack in time and thrown into the role of the Doctor's companion. It's great fun – especially when you come face to face with full-size Daleks in full 'ex-ter-min-ate' mode. But don't blink – there are weeping angels about. The 'experience' only takes about 20 minutes but afterwards you're transported into a large two-level warehouse, where you can wander at your leisure around the displays of sets, costumes and props spanning the show's 50-year run.