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Visit the Life Science Centre for fun, educational days out for kids, families and adults in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Our packed programme includes science activities for all ages from pre-school to adults, including special events and birthday parties. We’re a great destination for school trips and groups visits, and during the winter you can even go ice skating on our outdoor ice rink.

Coming Soon

Get under nature’s skin with this unforgettable exhibition featuring real animals preserved through plastination.
#AnimalInsideOut

  
Need to know!

- Want a Science Centre ticket? Buy your tickets from reception on the day of your visit. Online booking not available.

- We are currently getting ready for the next big exhibition ANIMAL INSIDE OUT (opens 28 May). Some areas may be closed during your visit. Thanks for your patience.

- The Science Centre will be closing at the earlier time of 4.30pm on Friday 27 May. Apologies for any disappointment caused.

  
  
Visiting Us
Opening Times

Monday - Saturday10am - 5pm
Sunday11am - 5pm

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Ticket Prices

Everything in the Science Centre is included in your ticket!

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How to get here

How to find us on foot, by bike, public transport, car and air.

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Friday Night Life

Friday Night Life

Sick of the sofa? Tired of the pub? Explore Life Science Centre after hours and do things that you can’t do anywhere else.

Pre-school days

Pre-school days

These regular events, led by Life's friendly Science Explainers, provide a delightful opportunity for young children to enjoy and explore the...

Accessibility

Accessibility

Accessibility information for families and disabled visitors.

Annual Pass membership

Annual Pass membership

Become an Annual Pass holder and visit Life as many times as you like over a whole year!

Great Offers

Great Offers

Check out our great offers and see if you could save on the price of admission.

News and Blog Posts

News and Blog Posts

Latest news stories and blog posts from Life and our partners.