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We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our online ticketing. If you have any issues, you can buy science centre tickets on arrival at reception. Skating and event tickets can still be purchased online.

The Young Explorers' Zone will be closed all day on Friday 22 and Thursday 28 November, and will close at the earlier time of 5.00pm on Monday 25, Friday 29 and Saturday 30 November. Sorry for any disappointment caused.

My Tickets

We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our online ticketing. If you have any issues, you can buy science centre tickets on arrival at reception. Skating and event tickets can still be purchased online.

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

Science Centre ticket prices, valid from 26 October 

TYPE

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

Adult (aged 18+)

Concession (over 60s, students, unwaged)

Child (aged 5 - 17)

Child (aged 4 and under)

DAY

£31

£12

£10

£7.50

Free

ANNUAL

£94

£39

£32

£21

Free

Life is award-winning!

Quality Assured Visitor Attraction

The Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Scheme is managed by VisitEngland, and, through its network of regional assessors, boasts an incredible reputation for instigating, modifying and shaping change to the customer experience at visitor attractions across England.

Life was recently awarded VisitEngland's Quality Rose Marque for 2018/2019.

For more information, visit visitbritain.org

North East Better Health at Work Award

The Better Health at Work Awards were developed by workplace health specialists in the NHS with Public Health North East to foster health and wellbeing initiatives in the region's workplaces.

Life has received the Bronze level award for 2019.

TripAdvisor 2017 Certificate of Excellence

Life Science Centre received this achievement in 2017, which is awarded to businesses who have consistently achieved glowing reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year.

Equality Standard Gold Award

This nationally-acknowledged award is given to organisations who can demonstrate excellence in how they approach equality and diversity with employees, customers and stakeholders.

For more information, please visit the Equality North East website.

Family Arts Standard

We have signed up to the Family Arts Standards. We welcome families and to help you enjoy your experience we are committed to ensuring we meet these Standards. As we continue to improve our service for families your views are very important to us - so please let us know if you have a good experience with us or tell us what you'd like us to improve.

For more information, please visit the Family Arts Standards website.

Age-Friendly Standards

The Age-Friendly Standards are a national self-assessed accreditation for cultural organisations and a recognised and trusted symbol for older audiences and family groups including older people.

We value all generations and want to provide a welcoming and positive experience for visitors, regardless of their age.

For more information, please visit familyarts.co.uk/age-friendly-standards.

Not-for-profit Organisation of the Year 2016

The International Centre for Life has been awarded the Not for Profit Organisation of the Year 2016 at the North East Business Awards.

Designed to reward the efforts of North East businesses, the annual awards are sponsored by the North East Chamber of Commerce.

For more information, visit nebusinessawards.co.uk

Industry Green Certified

The International Centre for Life has achieved Industry Green certification in 2011/12 and is awarded 1 star in recognition of its commitment to managing its carbon footprint and improving its environmental impacts.

Industry Green certification is developed by Julie's Bicycle for music, theatre and the wider creative industries. By achieving Industry Green certification the Centre for Life is joining the UK creative industries' response to climate change and environmental sustainability.

For more information about Industry Green and Julie's Bicycle, please visit juliesbicycle.com 
Investing in Children Membership Award

Investing in Children (IiC) is a children’s human rights organisation working in partnership with children and young people to exercise their rights and participate in decisions that affect them.

Life has been recognised for listening and engaging children and young people in dialogue that has led to change.

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