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The Young Explorers' Zone will be closed all day on 27 June. Sorry for any disappointment caused.

The Science Centre will be busy with school groups on weekdays during term-time. For a quieter experience please visit after 2.00pm.

My Tickets

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

Science Centre day ticket prices valid from 25 May - 4 September 2019

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

£34

£15

£11

£8

Free

ANNUAL

£94

£39

£32

£21

Free

Experiment Zone

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The Experiment Zone is for ages 7+, we restrict access to under 7s for safety reasons. Under 14s MUST be supervised by an adult.

Set aside: 20 - 30 minutes
Who is it perfect for: ages 7+ Age restriction: 7+
Included in your admission ticket
Set aside: 20 - 30 minutes
Who is it perfect for: ages 7+  Age restriction: 7+
The Experiment Zone is for ages 7+, we restrict access to under 7s for safety reasons. Under 14s MUST be supervised by an adult.
Event details

In the Experiment Zone YOU are the scientist! Ever wondered what it's like to be a real scientist? Find out in the Experiment Zone.

  • Carry out practical experiments using real tools and materials.
  • Work on your own, in a team, or enlist the help of a friendly Science Explainer.
  • Meet real-life working scientists. See them at work and ask questions.
  • Help in actual research projects taking place in the region's universities.

Experiment Zone opening times 

Monday - Friday: 11.00am - 4.00pm (last entry 3.30pm)
Saturday: 10.00am - 5.00pm (last entry 4.30pm)​
Sunday: 11.00am - 5.00pm (last entry 4.30pm)​

The Experiment Zone is for ages 7+, we restrict access to under 7s for safety reasons. Under 14s MUST be supervised by an adult.


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