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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.

  
Need to know!

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

Important news for visitors Friday 29 - Sunday 31 July inclusive.

As there is music event on Times Square this weekend (29 - 31 July), there will be an alternative entrance and exit to the Science Centre on Saturday and Sunday. The alternative entrance is at the back of the Science Centre on Railway Street - you can see the location on this map. There will be signs and staff to direct you and two big ‘Life’ flags outside the alternative entrance.

The Science Centre will close at 5.00pm Friday to Sunday inclusive.

  
  
Visiting Us
Opening Times

Monday - Saturday10am - 6pm
Sunday11am - 6pm

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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.

ANIMAL INSIDE OUT Events

ANIMAL INSIDE OUT Events

To celebrate ANIMAL INSIDE OUT we have devised a series of special events and activities.

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.