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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.

Below are some examples of items that are available to pre-order when booking your science ticket ticket.



Space rocket cup

A unique gift for any child who loves space, this Space Age water bottle is shaped like a rocket, and features a spiral straw.

Earth and constellations 2 in 1 globe


The illuminated night globe shows key stars and constellations - the ideal gift for would-be astronomers and budding geographers. 

Science lab kit

Each fun-packed science kit contains an assortment of exciting experiments, ideal for engaging the imagination and encouraging early STEM learning in young scientists.

Building blocks set - 500 pieces

 Building blocks for toddlers are an amazing learning resource for your little one. Build and play for hours of imaginative fun!

Building blocks set - 50 pieces plus figure

This bag of building blocks come with 50 individual pieces and a figure children can create anything their imagination wishes. 

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 on 13 November 21 - 9 January 2022, 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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Due to the government imposed lockdown, Life Science Centre is currently closed. Choose a date

Our standard ticket price includes a donation of at least 10%. As a charity we rely on the support of our visitors more than ever in these challenging times.

If you are happy to pay this donation and say ‘yes to Gift Aid’ when prompted, we can claim money from the UK government’s Gift Aid scheme.

If you would prefer not to, please opt to ‘buy tickets without donation’ below.

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