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Family enjoying 'What Santa Sees' in Life Science Centre's Planetarium.

Festive fun!

This festive season, enjoy a winter wonderland of magical fun. Highlights include our new Christmas planetarium show ‘What Santa Sees’.

Included in science centre ticket
Perfect for everyone
On now until Sunday 7 January
Father and son on Life's outdoor ice rink using penguin skating aid.

Open-air ice rink

Life’s open-air ice rink returns for the festive season! Situated in Times Square, just outside Life Science Centre, the rink is ideal for ice skaters of all abilities and ages.

Separate admission fees apply
Perfect for everyone
On now until Sunday 7 January
Santa and Twinkle the elf in Life's grotto.

The Santa Experience

This Christmas enjoy a magical, festive experience that you won’t find anywhere else at this special ticketed event!

Included in science centre ticket
Suitable for everyone
Weekdays in December – limited availability!

Visit Space Zone, immerse yourself in the planetarium, explore Play Zone with your little ones or get hands-on in the Making Studios. All activities 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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