Essential info
Please read! 

Please note that some areas will be closed from 5 September – 25 October (inclusive) as we get ready for the launch of the new Space Zone (opens 26 October). Prices have been reduced to reflect this.

The 4D Motion Ride has been a firm favourite for visitors of all ages since Life Science Centre opened nearly 20 years ago. However, as the science centre continues to grow and evolve, it is time to retire this popular attraction to make space for something new – so make sure you visit by 25 October 2019 if you want to enjoy one final thrilling ride! Life would like to hear from visitors what they’d like to see replace the 4D Motion Ride, so please send your ideas to info@life.org.uk. Also, don’t forget to check out the science centre’s newest exhibition Space Zone from 26 October 2019 to explore the wonders of the Universe and discover how space exploration impacts our everyday lives.

My Tickets

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

Science Centre ticket prices, valid until 25 October 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

£24

£8

£7

£6

Free

ANNUAL

£94

£39

£32

£21

Free

Live Skies

Set aside: 25 minutes
Who is it perfect for: Age 7+ 
Included in your admission ticket
Set aside: 25 minutes
Who is it perfect for: Age 7+  
Event details

Take a tour of the night sky in Live Skies.

Our presenters take you on a tour of tonight's sky in the North's largest planetarium.


Explore a sky full of stars and discover planets that can be viewed from Earth without the need for any fancy equipment. Then, take a journey around our solar system to visit each planet up close.


Live Skies helps all ages enjoy space by learning a little more about what you can see when you look up.


Live Skies shows are held every Saturday and Sunday during term-time at 4.00pm, and on Bank Holidays and every day during school holidays at 5.00pm. 


All Live Skies show are included in your Science Centre admission. 

Image credit: Courtesy of JAXA

 Buy Science Centre tickets

Choose a date
Please select a date to view prices:
Current total
£
You would save £ by buying an Annual Pass Change to annual passes I'm not interested

 Buy Science Centre tickets
Live Skies is included in Science Centre tickets

Live Skies
Please select a date to view prices:
Current total
£
You would save £ by buying an Annual Pass Change to annual passes I'm not interested
Close