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Little boy touching a Millipede during May half-term Zoolab show.

May holidays

Enjoy thrilling live shows, exciting experiments, interactive exhibits and hands-on making activities this May!

Included in science centre ticket
Perfect for everyone
Throughout May
Little boy playing with building blocks at Life Science Centre Pre-School Day.

Pre-School Day

Pre-school days provide the perfect opportunity for you and your little ones to try new things, make new friends and have lots of hands-on fun.

Special ticketed event
Especially for children aged 4 and under
Friday 14 June May, 9:30am – 3:00pm
Science Speakeasy all about artificial intelligence and deepfakes. Image shows keyboard projecting a fake image of Barrack O'Bama on screen.

Science Speakeasy: Fake or Fact?

Join us for an evening of lively debate, as a panel of experts explore the future of truth in an AI world dominated by deepfakes and manipulation.

Special ticketed event
Just for adults
Thursday 16 May, 8:00pm – 9:45pm

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

Little girl with mum experimenting with light and colour whilst on a family day out at Life Science Centre.
A flavour of what's included in your ticket…

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