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Life Science Centre is a great day out for the whole family in Newcastle!

Find out what's on whatever your age, including things to do for kids and parents, interactive science activities and special events for everyone from pre-schoolers to adults. Browse the lists below or search by date and/or keyword.

"This is a gem for anyone of any age."

- Trip Advisor Review

Included in your ticket

Explore how real science is done; carry out practical experiments using proper tools and materials and meet real-life working scientists.

Experience every twist, turn, high and low as your seat moves in time to the 3D action on screen in our 4D Motion Ride.

*For safety reasons, you must be at least 1.2 metres in height to use the 4D Motion Ride.

Life’s planetarium has had a major upgrade and promises you an experience that’s bigger and better than ever.

A hands-on area at Life for under 7s. It’s an exciting, stimulating and safe world where children get to take charge, learn new things and have fun.

Are you curious? The Curiosity Zone is a place that gives you the opportunity to think like a scientist, not somewhere that tells you things scientists have already found out.

Step inside Life’s Science Theatre and take part in a live science show! Shows change regularly and cover all sorts of science themes.

Life is home to a whole host of exciting exhibitions. They tend to be interactive and hands-on, so don't be afraid to get involved!

Here's some highlights...
Happy Feet - Mumble's Wild...

7 November 2015 - 21 February 2016

Happy Feet - Mumble's Wild Ride Find out more 

Join Mumble and his comical penguin friends in this thrilling, action-packed adventur


14 November 2015 - 21 February 2016

Skating@Life Find out more 

From November to February, Life is home to the outdoor ice rink on Times Square.

Robot: a collection of...

23 January 2016 - 17 April 2016

Robot: a collection of robot models, cyborgs and androids from TV and ... Find out more 

Get up close to some of the most famous robots.

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