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Life Science Centre,
Times Square,
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 4EP

Science at its heart 

Everything in the science centre is included in your ticket, so we can guarantee a fun and educational day out for the whole family with no hidden charges. 
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On throughout the summer holidays...

Lightyear inspired activities

Celebrate the new Lightyear film in style at Life. Explore the science behind one of our favourite astronauts and enjoy a range of NEW space-themed activities that are out-of-this-world.

Join us for our monthly Relaxed Sunday Sessions - dedicated quiet time for anyone to access and enjoy the science centre, including autistic people and those with other sensory needs. 

Next session: Sunday 14 August, 10am - 12pm.

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Schools' programme

Our science centre and lab spaces are open for schools to visit and enjoy. 

Over the past year, we’ve developed a brand new programme of workshops and story-telling sessions. We promise exciting, relevant, and interactive STEM experiences that cannot be replicated in the classroom. 

Did you know that Life is a charity?

Welcoming about 250,000 visitors a year, our mission is to help people of all ages, from all communities, explore science and to discover its relevance to their own lives and to inspire the next generation of STEM professionals. This mission has never been more relevant than it is today.

Please support us so that we can continue to make a difference. 

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Due to the government imposed lockdown, Life Science Centre is currently closed. Choose a date

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