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Please be aware there is building work being carried out within the science centre but we are still open for business. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Life Science Centre will be closed 7-10, 13-17 and 20-24 May to get ready for the exciting new exhibition Game On 2.0 which opens on 25 May. The centre will be open 11-12 and 18-19 May and will re-open fully on 25 May. The pre-school day scheduled for 21 May will no longer be running. Apologies for any disappointment caused.

The Young Explorers' Zone will be closed all day 3 - 5 June. Sorry for any disappointment caused.

My Tickets

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

Kids go FREE until 6 May 2019. Use code KIDSFREE at checkout. 

Terms and conditions apply, see www.life.org.uk/terms-and-conditions for more info


Science Centre day ticket prices valid until 6 May 2019:

TYPE

Adult (aged 18+)

Child (aged 5 - 17)

Child (aged 4 and under)

Concession (OAP, student or unwaged)

DAY

£11

£6.50

Free

£9

ANNUAL

£39

£21

Free

£32

Experiment Zone

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The Experiment Zone is for ages 7+, we restrict access to under 7s for safety reasons. Under 14s MUST be supervised by an adult.

Set aside: 20 - 30 minutes
Who is it perfect for: ages 7+ Age restriction: 7+
Included in your admission ticket
Set aside: 20 - 30 minutes
Who is it perfect for: ages 7+  Age restriction: 7+
The Experiment Zone is for ages 7+, we restrict access to under 7s for safety reasons. Under 14s MUST be supervised by an adult.
Event details

In the Experiment Zone YOU are the scientist! Ever wondered what it's like to be a real scientist? Find out in the Experiment Zone.

  • Carry out practical experiments using real tools and materials.
  • Work on your own, in a team, or enlist the help of a friendly Science Explainer.
  • Meet real-life working scientists. See them at work and ask questions.
  • Help in actual research projects taking place in the region's universities.

Experiment Zone opening times 

Monday - Friday: 11.00am - 4.00pm (last entry 3.30pm)
Saturday: 10.00am - 5.00pm (last entry 4.30pm)​
Sunday: 11.00am - 5.00pm (last entry 4.30pm)​

The Experiment Zone is for ages 7+, we restrict access to under 7s for safety reasons. Under 14s MUST be supervised by an adult.


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