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Hands-on. Minds on.

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Summer of fun

Summer highlights include our new Planetarium show, Earth Defenders!, plus a bridge building challenge in The Making Studios!

Included in science centre ticket
Perfect for everyone
Open everyday
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Spotlight on… Our Earth

During this special one-day event, we will be lifting the lid on how local scientists are learning about our planet’s history and its future.

Included in science centre ticket
Perfect for everyone
Saturday 13 July, 10:00am – 5:00pm
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Science Speakeasy: Mind Games

Join us for an evening of lively debate, as a panel of experts throw the spotlight on gaming and its links to mental health. 

Special ticketed event
Just for adults
Thursday 18 July, 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Visit Space Zone, immerse yourself in our domed planetarium, explore Play Zone with your little ones or get hands-on in the Making Studios. All exhibits, shows and activities are included in your ticket.

A fun day out in the heart of Newcastle

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A flavour of what's included in your ticket…

Life is a place where educators, researchers, clinicians and businesses work side-by-side on one site. It’s a unique concept, unlike anything else in the world.

A unique circle of science

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