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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.

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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

Super Hero Chic with Paul Shriek

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Set aside: 30 minutes
Who is it perfect for: All ages 
Set aside: 30 minutes
Who is it perfect for: All ages  
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Design alongside award-winning costume maker Paul Shriek!


For one day only, join award-winning costume designer Paul Shriek in the Making Studios. Use Paul’s creative input to design your very own super hero masks and capes – perfect for keeping your identity a secret!

Paul’s visit will kick-start Super Hero Fortnight (19 August – 1 September) at Life ­– two weeks of super hero-themed activities during the summer holidays for the whole family to enjoy.


Other activities in Super Hero Fortnight include:


  • Watch Super Hero Science – a show performed in Life’s in-house theatre that explores whether the powers of four super heroes can be replicated using science.
  • Keep crafting! Paul won’t be around to help after 19 August, but our friendly Makers will be on-hand to help you design super hero masks and gauntlets throughout Super Hero Fortnight.
  • Discover how things aren’t always as they seem when our Science Explainers investigate super materials, including incredible inks that disappear when heated up and change colour when cooled down.

In addition, visitors during Super Hero Fortnight can enter a prize draw to win a VIP family ticket to the opening night of the spectacular live action stunt show Marvel Universe LIVE!, at Utilita Arena in Newcastle on Thursday 21 November. The VIP experience includes hospitality and the chance to meet a few stars from the show.*


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