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June 13th, 2012 34 comments

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Doctor Who Experience Tickets Now On Sale

Doctor Who Experience Tickets Now On Sale

The Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff will be opening its doors from Friday 20th July 2012 in Cardiff Bay

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With thanks to BBC Worldwide…

Cardiff is getting ready to welcome BBC Worldwide’s multi-award winning visitor attraction The Doctor Who Experience this summer. With doors opening to the public on the 20th July demand for tickets has been growing and fans can now book their visit from the newly launched website Here

Advance tickets are priced £9 for children, £13 for adults and £38 for a family ticket for two adults and two children with school and group packages available. In March this year 3,000 Doctor Who fans flocked to Cardiff from all over the world for the Doctor Who Convention and the Doctor Who Experience is expected to be a major new tourist attraction for the city.

Philip Murphy, Managing Director of BBC Worldwide Live Events said: “The Doctor Who Experience is a celebration of the iconic BBC series and moving to our new home at Porth Teigr in Cardiff Bay, just minutes from where the BBC Wales television series is made is incredibly exciting. Visitors to the Experience in Cardiff will be able to fully immerse themselves in the world of Doctor Who.”

The Doctor Who Experience is the first ever interactive Doctor Who exhibition that invites visitors to star in their very own Doctor Who adventure. Arriving at the venue they will step through a crack in time to become the Doctor’s companion, taking on the challenge of reuniting the Doctor with the TARDIS whilst fending off threats from some of his most fearsome foes – entering a Dalek spaceship and finding a way through a maze of Weeping Angels. Featuring a replica of the Eleventh Doctor’s TARDIS which visitors get to fly themselves the interactive walk-through culminates in a stunning 3D finale that sets the scene for fans entering the exhibition.

The exhibition presents fans with the world’s most extensive collection of original Doctor Who costumes and artefacts stretching back almost 50 years to the very first series of Doctor Who.

The content of the exhibition is updated constantly with new items from the television series to ensure it is ever changing offering fans the chance to get up close to the incredible sets, costumes and props that feature in their favourite show. New items to be shown to the public for the first time in Cardiff include the Doctor’s cradle seen in A Good Man Goes to War; the Silence spaceship and the Doctor’s sonic cane from Let’s Kill Hitler with many more items being kept under wraps until the doors open on 20th July.



  • the astronaut of death

    June 14th, 2012 - 7:49pm

    off subject but

    moffat has revealed that he has just invented a new SCARY monster for series 7 that may be as scary as the weeping angles and the silence

    • Anonymous

      June 14th, 2012 - 9:31pm

      in the two doctors there is a villian called shockeye. evan though he trys to kill and eat people however the doctor kills him. I don’t think that the doctor should of killed him the doctor is not like that aure maby Jamie would of killed him but not the doctor. yes he has cometed genocide but murder. I do not think the doctor should ever of done that the is really undoctorish

    • Tardis’nt

      June 18th, 2012 - 4:12pm

      he didn’t really have a choice though, and why did you post that in reply to the astronaut of death?

    • Anonymous

      June 18th, 2012 - 6:47pm

      he was on top i did not see you and since he was on top people would more likely respond to this question
      why don’t the daleks appear on telavision spin offs or there own?

    • Tardis’nt

      June 18th, 2012 - 7:07pm

      what i meant was why would he post something about shockeye in reply to a new monster in series 7?

      and i think that it is because it would be overusing them plus steven moffat doesn’t have the time to write a spin off and the fact that they might have to re-design the daleks depending on what age it’s aimed at just like the slitheen in the sarah jane adventures, they looked much less imposing and their voices were less scary, plus the different shade of green and to top it all off, coloured collars! hope this helps 🙂

    • Anonymous

      June 19th, 2012 - 10:23am

      well the cybermen appeard in torchwood so why not the daleks in other spin off shows I mean we had the doctor in the sarah jane adventures so I want to see daleks!!!!!!!!

    • Tardis’nt

      June 19th, 2012 - 3:01pm

      it would be cool to see them in torchwood but they probably won’t do it now as the hub is gone 🙁

    • booboo

      June 19th, 2012 - 3:03pm

      talking of which wonder whatever happened to the planned Torchwood exhibition

    • Anonymous

      June 19th, 2012 - 8:18pm

      lets start a campane for the daleks to have there own spin off show. I think it is about time they had a spin off show now whos with me?

  • Anon

    June 14th, 2012 - 4:17pm

    hopefully there’ll be real weeping angels this time!

  • booboo

    June 14th, 2012 - 10:11am

    Just managed to book on the first day at 10.00 so were first in – cant wait

    • booboo

      June 14th, 2012 - 2:32pm

      apparently we should not have been able to book the 10.00 so now it 1.00

  • dalek eternal

    June 14th, 2012 - 7:23am

    where the tardis is seems to be one of the stops for the boat rides plz say my school is stopping there

  • georgia davidson

    June 13th, 2012 - 9:11pm

    why can’t they do something in new zealand!! it’s just not fair!!!!

    • kit

      June 13th, 2012 - 11:00pm

      I think it’d be too expensive to ship the stuff over there to be honest

    • The20thDoctor

      June 14th, 2012 - 5:11am

      I wish they could do something for America, preferably around Pennsylvania. 😉

  • the TARDIS

    June 13th, 2012 - 8:31pm

    Went to the experience when it was in London. It wasn’t bad, in fact the 3D thing and the exhibition at the end were really good, but the 30 minute story was in fact only 15 and they only let 5 year olds use the TARDIS console they’d made for it. So basically we went there to be rushed through and cut off from the story.

    • Stormageddon

      June 13th, 2012 - 10:38pm

      Not sure when you went then because I went 3 times in London and every time took the full 30 minutes to get round and on at least 2 occassions of the 3 I was there, I was able to get to the TARDIS controls !

    • the TARDIS

      June 14th, 2012 - 4:24pm

      The people who told us where to go obviously wanted to get another lot in so ruched us through it. And they wouldn’t let anyone who could reach the controls touch them. They either wanted to get us through quick and ruin the experience of the experience or were just really really evil.

    • the TARDIS

      June 14th, 2012 - 4:25pm

      The shop was good though. There was no-one there to get you to hurry up.

    • Dalek Skaro

      June 19th, 2012 - 1:25pm

      Yeah I only saw five year olds using the console they didn’t let me use it 😛

  • Wales

    June 13th, 2012 - 6:54pm

    Its at Ocean Reach Cardiff bay think

  • dalek eternal

    June 13th, 2012 - 6:24pm

    booboo wheres that tardis by the water i got a school trip to cardiff bay the day before opening day so i would like to go find it and get pics ad show my mates

    • booboo

      June 13th, 2012 - 6:30pm

      don’t know the pictures was sent to us by BBC worldwide but i have seem someone taking pics of it

      there are some pics here which should give you a better idea

      perhaps someone on here knows ?

    • kit

      June 13th, 2012 - 11:03pm

      looks like it might be the mermaids bay part of Cardiff, though I’m not local and’ve only been there once. Eddies diner there was used in the impossible astronaut.

    • dalek eternal

      June 14th, 2012 - 7:21am

      frm what i can see its on the other side of the bay but we got a boat trip on the bay guess im going tardis hunting best trip ever lol

  • Dalek of Doom

    June 13th, 2012 - 4:46pm

    Will they keep it after 5 years?

    In 2017, I suppose it depends on how well Who is doing!

    • booboo

      June 13th, 2012 - 4:50pm

      time will tell

  • Boodleoo

    June 13th, 2012 - 4:18pm

    Is there nay news on any more exclusives yet?

  • Bow tie + Fez=cool

    June 13th, 2012 - 3:46pm

    I’m going there but if I go on the opening day i’ll have to go after school but any day after that there would be no school for me for six weeks so I don’t know when to go.

  • Dalek Jake

    June 13th, 2012 - 3:21pm

    Did they make that building just for the Doctor Who Experience?

    • booboo

      June 13th, 2012 - 3:30pm

      yes they did its purpose built, The experience will be there for a least 5 years

  • ksenia james

    June 13th, 2012 - 1:58pm

    i am excited but the price is important

  • Anonymous

    June 13th, 2012 - 12:37pm



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