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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

Parties

Life Science Centre hosts unforgettable birthday parties for all ages. There are different options at different times of year.

Science Centre birthday parties

Available: Weekends from 2 March - 3 November 2019 (Excluding school holidays)


Minimum 10 children, maximum 20 children.

Bring your kid's birthday party to Life!

Struggling for ideas for an unforgettable birthday party for your little one? Life can transport your party to anywhere in the universe, right from the centre of Newcastle! 

Find out more about Science Centre Birthday Parties >
  • Party bags are available from £3.
  • We find that customers prefer to choose their own cakes so feel free to bring your own.
  • Extra refreshments, including Starbucks beverages, can be pre-ordered.
  • We recommend that you have at least three hours at Life to make the most of the birthday party experience.
Terms and conditions
  • Parties can be booked with a minimum of 10 children, maximum 20.
  • Annual membership pass holders cannot be used for any form of discount on parties. Adult annual membership pass holders can accompany the party free of charge but any children must pay the full party package price.
  • Please refrain from bringing your own refreshments to consume on the premises.
  • Parties will not have exclusive use of the science centre.
  • Specific shows, including the 4D Motion Ride, are subject to availability.
  • The full balance must be paid in advance.
Contact Us

Booking is essential, please call us to discuss your requirements

(0191) 243 8223

Open from 9.00am – 5.00pm, Monday – Friday

"Excellent value for money, we could have stayed longer as there's so much to do. The children and adults in our party thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Staff were very helpful, friendly and knowledgeable."

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