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The Young Explorers' Zone will close at the earlier time of 4.00pm on Friday 13 December. Sorry for any disappointment caused.

The ice rink will be closed for a private event at the following times: 13 December 8.00-9.00pm, 15 December 6.00-7.00pm, 16 December 8.00-9.00pm, 17 December 5.00-6.00pm and 8.00-9.00pm, 22 December 6.00-7.00pm, 23 December 4.00-5.00pm, 28 December 7.00-8.00pm.

Please note: The science centre and the ice rink will be extremely busy with school groups from 16 - 20 December. We advise visiting after 2.00pm for a quieter experience. 

My Tickets

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

Parties

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

Science Centre birthday parties


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! 


Please note: our birthday party packages aren't available during the ice rink period (November - February). You can still make the most of our group discounts for your visit though!

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 in the planetarium and Science Theatre 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

"The staff are a credit to the Science Centre, all very professional but approachable."

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