We are now open with a new LEGO® Dinos experience. The rest of the science centre will remain closed.

Tickets will be released in weekly batches. We currently have timeslots for up to the 6 September available.

Dino Experience ticket prices

Price below includes a 10% voluntary donation


Adult (18+)

Child (aged 5 - 17)

Child (aged 4 and under)











Halloween Late: Bewitching Bots

Special Events

Key info...

This event is no longer running

On the door tickets will be available: £10.00 per person

Set aside: 3 hours
Who is it perfect for: Adults Age restriction: 18+ only
Adult £8.00 Adult (18+) including food - Spooktacular burger £12.00 Adult (18+) including food - Halloween lattice loaded fries (vg) £12.00 Adult (18+) including food - Frankenstein's filthy fries £12.00 Adult (18+) including food - Terminator's brains (v) £12.00 Adult (18+) including food - Terminator's brains £12.00
Set aside: 3 hours
Who is it perfect for: Adults  Age restriction: 18+ only
On the door tickets will be available: £10.00 per person
Event details

This Halloween, we're opening our doors for a night of frightening frivolity.


Have a pint pulled by a robot, enjoy some chilling tunes and be part of a Halloween experience like no other.

See our Robots - then and now exhibition in a new (eerie) light, explore the North's biggest planetarium and hop aboard the 4D Ride for some gruesome fun.

Channel your inner scientist in the Experiment Zone, decorate a Day of the Dead sugar skull, navigate the laser maze and be cyborged in the special effects make up area.

Dressing up encouraged - and you could win a prize!

Highlights include:

  • Robots - then and now - the thrilling exhibition from the Science Museum.
  • Don a lab coat and channel your inner scientist in our Experiment Zone.
  • Interactive dissection: discover the inner workings of organs.
  • Day of the Dead sugar skulls decoration workshop.
  • Create glowing creations in the Making Space.
  • Special effects makeup area: prepare to be Cyborg-ed.
  • Navigate the laser maze.
  • Awe-inspiring visuals in the planetarium simulating the birth of artificial intelligence (includes rapidly flashing visuals).
  • Frankenstein 4D Motion Ride (height restrictions apply).
  • Rock out to the Robot Band: created through various final year projects in the School of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Leeds, this three piece features the classic combination of drums, bass and glockenspiel! There'll also be cool tunes courtesy of DJ: Electric Nite.
  • Prize-winning online chat bot Mitsuku will answer your questions. The more people who talk to her the smarter she becomes.
  • Enjoy the perfect pint of Wylam Ale, pulled by a robot of course, or if gin is your tipple, head to our spooky UV Gin Bar for a glowing concoction.
  • Capture the night at the selfie station.
  • Come in fancy dress and you could win a prize.
Devilishly delicious food is available, pre-book to avoid disappointment.*
Choose from:
Spooktacular Burgers
Charcoal bun, pumpkin salsa, red cabbage slaw and red Leicester nacho cheese sauce
Halloween lattice loaded fries (vegan)
Pulled bbq jackfruit and vegan mozzarella cheese
Frankenstein's Filthy Fries
With pulled beef brisket, cheese and beer sauce with a paprika mayo
Terminator's Brains
Chicken Gyoza in a sweet chilli sauce
Terminator's Brains (vegetarian)
Vegetable Gyoza in a sweet chilli sauce
*Food is also available to purchase on the night
Terms & Conditions
Please use the Life Science Centre main entrance on Times Square. Parking is available nearby at Times Square Car Park. Postcode for Sat Nav: NE4 7AD.
Friday 26 October 2018
Start time: 8pm. End time: 11pm
Age Suitability: 18+
Your use of and purchase of tickets is governed by the Terms & Conditions as set out on the Life website.
It is your responsibility to check, prior to purchase, that the information you have supplied to us in respect of your online ticket requirements is accurate. We are only responsible for issuing online tickets in accordance with the information you provide. Once purchased, the date for which your ticket has been purchased cannot be changed. Payments for tickets are non-refundable. Tickets are only valid for the date stated upon them. 
On arrival at Life, the following will be required:
  • Appropriate proof of entitlement to any discounted ticket rate claimed (such as NUS card or Annual Pass card) for each person to be admitted under the ticket. You may be asked to pay the full admission price or refused entry in the instance of proof not being available.
  • The name and booking reference number (provided at the time of purchase).

​No online ticket may be resold without the prior written consent of Life. If any person attempts to enter Life with a ticket that has been resold without Life’s written consent, Life may refuse entry and no compensation is payable to that person by Life.

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Our standard ticket price includes a donation of at least 10%. As a charity we rely on the support of our visitors more than ever in these challenging times.

If you are happy to pay this donation and say ‘yes to Gift Aid’ when prompted, we can claim money from the UK government’s Gift Aid scheme.

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Halloween Late: Bewitching Bots
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