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Life Science Centre will be closed on Friday 27 April as we set up for Maker Faire UK. Times Square Café will be open as usual.

While the Science Centre is home to Maker Faire UK on 28 - 29 April, our usual programme of exhibitions and shows will not be available.

The Young Explorers' Zone will be closed all day on Friday 4 May. Sorry for any disappointment caused.

Please note that some areas may be closed from 16 April - 25 May as we get ready for the next big exhibition, Robots - then and now (opens 26 May). 

A couple of our lifts are our of order, we’re working to fix them as soon as possible. Please ask a member of staff if you need assistance.

My Tickets

Memberships are not available online. Purchase these at Science Centre reception.

Science Centre day ticket prices valid until 25 May 2018:

TYPE

Family (2 adults + 2 children OR 1 adult + 3 children)

Adult (aged 18+)

Child (aged 5 - 17)

Child (aged 4 and under)

Concession (OAP, student or unwaged)

DAY

£24

£8

£6

Free

£7

ANNUAL

£94

£39

£21

Free

£32

Explore Life Science Centre

Your Science Centre day ticket gives you access to ALL daytime activities inside Life Science Centre. There are no extra fees for blockbuster exhibitions or for entry to the planetarium, live theatre shows and the 4D Motion Ride. You won’t find any hidden charges here!


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Science Centre birthday parties

From 26 May 2018: explore the amazing Robots - then and now exhibition, and everything else Life has to offer. Make a robot to take away and enjoy a scrummy party feast!

Life Science Centre Membership

Pay once and visit as many times as you like for a whole year. Membership includes entry to all exhibitions, plus exclusive discounts on special events and skating.

School visits

Get hands-on in our interactive zones and exhibitions and choose from over 100 curriculum-linked workshops. We'll tailor your visit to your class's educational needs.

We recommend you leave 3 - 4 hours for your visit, but many people choose to stay even longer.
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Life is...

An amazing Science Village with Life Science Centre at its heart.

​Over 600 scientists from around the world conduct research here.

Partners on-site include Newcastle University's Institute of Genetic Medicine and the NHS Fertility Clinic and Northern Genetics Service.

Your Life Science Centre ticket price helps support the world-class research taking place on-site. THANK YOU!

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