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Life Science Centre will be closed weekdays until Friday 24 May to get ready for the exciting new exhibition Game On 2.0 which opens on 25 May. The centre 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.

Please note: Times Square Cafe will remain open throughout this period.

My Tickets

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

Life Science Centre will be closed weekdays from 7 - 24 May 2019. We will be open weekends as usual during this time.

Science Centre day ticket prices valid from 25 May - 4 September 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

£34

£15

£11

£8

Free

ANNUAL

£94

£39

£32

£21

Free

Gift Shop

A visit to Life wouldn't be complete without exploring our selection of science kits, toys, books, souvenirs and gifts to suit all ages and budgets.


The shop is located near the Life Science Centre reception and is open to the public - you don't need a science centre ticket to visit the shop. It's open during normal science centre opening times.

Items are not available to buy online, visit Life Science Centre to see our full range.

Quote 'Life's website' when making a purchase to get 10% off
​​​​​​​(exclusions apply, please ask staff for more information).

View our bestselling items

My First Chemistry Set

​​​​​​​£18.95
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A creative and entertaining game to introduce children to the world of science.

Glow-in-the-Dark Planisphere

​​​​​​​£14.99
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A fun and practical starfinder, and an out-of-this-world gift!

Jay Anatomical 'organs' storage tin
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​£14.95
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This unique storage tin includes medical annotations.

Science Museum Constellation Mood Lamp

£16.95
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A dreamy mood lamp to help learn about the stars in our sky.

Make Your Own Lip Balm

​​​​​​​£10.95
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Get creative and learn about cosmetics with this fun kit.

Make Your Own Glow-in-the-Dark Slime

£10.95
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No-mess play and learning fun.

Scientific Microscope

£34.95
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An optical microscope that magnifies up to 600 times.

Gift vouchers

Treat friends and family to a science centre or skating visit, or money off in the Life Shop with a Life gift ticket or voucher! Gift tickets and vouchers are available from reception or via the bookings line on (0191) 243 8223.


Life Science Centre tickets and gift shop vouchers are available all year round. Skating at Life is open annually from November - February; gift tickets can be purchased throughout this period and must be used during the current skating season and cannot be carried over to future years.

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