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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

Science Sessions: Shocking Colour!

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OPENING TIMES

Sunday 8 December, 2.30pm - 4.30pm

Set aside: 2 hours
Who is it perfect for: ages 13 - 18 
Set aside: 2 hours
Who is it perfect for: ages 13 - 18  
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Are you aged between 13 and 18? Want to explore what you can really do with science? Life’s hands-on sessions for teenagers include a ‘no boring stuff’ guarantee!


Whether you take part alone or with friends, you’re guaranteed to meet like-minded people, learn something new and have fun.

Shocking Colour!

Make Christmas decorations using the science of electrochemistry.

Add a little colourful science to your Christmas: use the science of electrochemistry to transform plain aluminium shapes into brightly coloured festive decorations. Anodise the surface of the aluminium to create bright red, green and gold surfaces. Then twist and join separate pieces to make something distinctive and unique.

Tickets are available to book online. Booking will close at midnight the day before each session.
On the day, please head to the main Science Centre reception with your ticket and a member of staff will take you to the lab.​

If something comes up and you can’t make it please let us know so that we don’t delay the start of the session waiting for you! You can email us at sciencesessions@life.org.uk or call on 0191 243 8223 up until the Friday before, or call or text Noel on 07786332465 on the weekend.

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OPENING TIMES

Sunday 8 December, 2.30pm - 4.30pm

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