Sellafield Visitors Centre' can
be found on the west Cumbrian coast at Sellafield, Seascale
and north of Ravenglass and south of Whitehaven. You
will find a excellent day out for all the family where
you will discover, explore the world of Sellafield,
BNFL and the generation of electricity.
and discovery involves interaction, exhibits and presentations
which will give you and insight into the ways how electricty
is generated from nuclear power to fossil fuels.
centre you there are a number of areas for you to encounter:
of BNFL which involves a number of of on-screen
displays and interactive games in which you will learn
the history of BNFL and its operations worldwide.
Gallery where you will travel through a time tunnel
discovering the earlier history and the present day
of Sellafield with the aid of plasma screens. The presentations
will give you interesting facts and its operations.
View the Sellafield site from the observatory and walkway.
Story is given by the visitors center staff with
the aid of DVD footage in which you will explore the
past, present and future of Sellafield from its operations
to its processes. You can also ask questions if you
Reaction is independent interactive exhibition which
is produced by the Science Museum, London www.sparkingreaction.info.
Within the exhibition you will discover electricity
generation, role of nuclear power with the aid of touchscreen
games, hands on displays and interactive zones. Once
you enter into the exhibition you go through the Earth,
Live and Neutral where you will view live images
from cameras at electricty-generation sites and electricty
users in homes and businesses. On leaving the Earth,
Live & Neutral you can enter into the Core
where issues are raised in relation to how Britain is
powered. Powering Your Future is interactive
exhibits and artefacts on questions such as Do we take
electricty for granted and best way to power to your
home? In the area of Weighing the Risks discover
how safe is a nuclear plant? What is the worst that
can happen and why are we scared? Enter into the Immersion
Cinema where you have been placed in charge of solving
the energy shortages and power cuts which the country
is facing. Through the interaction you decide how the
country is to be powered. Also within Sparking Reaction
you will find Exhibits for the under 7s, Find
out more and have your say along with Think on.
the Sparking Reaction why not enter into the Art
Exhibition and discover some of the local artists
paintings which are changed every month.
THE ABOVE IS FREE
you can take a well earned rest in the coffee shop where
you will find varied range of refreshments and hot meals
[at certain times]. Before you leave enter into the
gift shop where there is a variety of goods to remember
your day at Sellafield.
can be found along with a Tourist Information Centre.
It is advisable to
contact Sellafield prior to your visit if there is something
specific you wish to see or any alterations have been
made to the Opening times and the attraction itself.
Further information and details on opening
times, costs and facilities please contact or
visit web site.
Location - Sellafield,
Seascale close to Ravenglassl