Essential info
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The Young Explorers' Zone will close at the earlier time of 4.00pm on Friday 13 December. Sorry for any disappointment caused.

The ice rink will be closed for a private event at the following times: 13 December 8.00-9.00pm, 15 December 6.00-7.00pm, 16 December 8.00-9.00pm, 17 December 5.00-6.00pm and 8.00-9.00pm, 22 December 6.00-7.00pm, 23 December 4.00-5.00pm, 28 December 7.00-8.00pm.

Please note: The science centre and the ice rink will be extremely busy with school groups from 16 - 20 December. We advise visiting after 2.00pm for a quieter experience. 

My Tickets

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

Science Centre ticket prices, valid from 26 October 

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

£31

£12

£10

£7.50

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

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