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Science Centre tickets do not include ice skating. Combo tickets for science centre admission and skating are available from 3 December 2018 - 24 February 2019. Please purchase these separately at the Science Centre reception.

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

Science Centre day ticket prices valid until 24 May 2019:

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

£28

£11

£6.50

Free

£9

ANNUAL

£94

£39

£21

Free

£32

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.


New for Christmas 2018: Fake snow!

We may not get real snow this winter, but come and discover this fun new experiment that investigates how different salts 'melt' our fake snow polymer.


Experiment Zone opening times - term time

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 for longer 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.

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