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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 lift from the ground floor to the Young Explorers' Zone is currently out of order. Alternative access is possible via a ramp. Sorry for any inconvenience caused. We're working to fix it as soon as possible. Please ask a member of staff if you need assistance.

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

Science Centre day ticket prices valid until 15 April 2018, annual membership prices valid until 31 March 2018:


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

Adult (aged 18+)

Child (aged 5 - 17)

Child (aged 4 and under)

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Dino Jaws parties

Available from 24 February - 15 April 2018, weekends only.

Get stuck into the fantastic Dino Jaws exhibition from the Natural History Museum and everything else Life has to offer, make a dinosaur to take away and sink your teeth into a scrummy monster feast.

Party highlights

  • Dino Jaws exhibition, featuring life-size animatronic dinosaur heads – including the terrifying T. rex! Explore everything else Life has to offer including the Brain Zone, the planetarium, a live Science Theatre show and a trip on the 4D Motion Ride (please note you must be at least 1.2m in height to use the 4D Motion Ride). 
  • A special ‘maker’ activity where you can create (and take home) your own little dinosaur.
  • A two course Monster Feast: party guests can choose from delicious monster mains and desserts on the day.
  • One of our lovely hosts will greet your party and makes sure that everything runs smoothly.

Price: £15.00 per person.

Monster Feast

Choose (on the day) from one main course and one dessert.
Jugs of juice and water provided.

Monster mains
Tasty Pterodactyl chicken drumsticks, with potato fries and peas, sweetcorn and grated carrot 
Brontosaurus burger with sweet potato chips and salad
Turkey Dinosaur shapes with potato fries and beans
Hungry herbivore mixed vegetable, butternut squash and pasta bake with cheese (v)

Dino Desserts
Slimy lime fruit and jelly pot
Mini molten lava cake

Minimum 10 people, maximum 20 people. 2 adults come free. Additional adults pay normal admission. Sorry, but adults don’t get the Monster Feast.
Booking is essential, please call (0191) 243 8223. Our booking line is open 9.00am - 5.30pm Monday - Thursday, 9.00am - 5.00pm Friday.

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