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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

Experiment Zone

Zones

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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.


Term-time 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 may be open longer hours during school holidays.

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


Check out the Experiment Zone section of our blog to find out more!

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