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We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our online ticketing. If you have any issues, you can buy science centre tickets on arrival at reception. Skating and event tickets can still be purchased online.

The Young Explorers' Zone will be closed all day on Friday 22 and Thursday 28 November, and will close at the earlier time of 5.00pm on Monday 25, Friday 29 and Saturday 30 November. Sorry for any disappointment caused.

My Tickets

We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our online ticketing. If you have any issues, you can buy science centre tickets on arrival at reception. Skating and event tickets can still be purchased online.

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

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).

Out of this world gifts

Astronaut plush toy

£17.95
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Features a removable backpack and shiny silver visor. Suitable for all ages.

NASA notebook

​​​​​​​£4.99
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A6 notebook with semi-hard cover and ruled pages.

Mars Curiosity Rover 3D Puzzle
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​£4.95
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62-piece 3D puzzle.

Science Museum Constellation Mood Lamp

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

'What's it like in space?' children's book 

​​​​​​​£9.99
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Inquisitive little ones can explore space in fascinating lift-the-flap introduction to space.

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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