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Please note that some areas will be closed from 5 September – 25 October (inclusive) as we get ready for the launch of the new Space Zone (opens 26 October). Prices have been reduced to reflect this.

The 4D Motion Ride has been a firm favourite for visitors of all ages since Life Science Centre opened nearly 20 years ago. However, as the science centre continues to grow and evolve, it is time to retire this popular attraction to make space for something new – so make sure you visit by 25 October 2019 if you want to enjoy one final thrilling ride! Life would like to hear from visitors what they’d like to see replace the 4D Motion Ride, so please send your ideas to info@life.org.uk. Also, don’t forget to check out the science centre’s newest exhibition Space Zone from 26 October 2019 to explore the wonders of the Universe and discover how space exploration impacts our everyday lives.

My Tickets

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

Science Centre ticket prices, valid until 25 October 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

£24

£8

£7

£6

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

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

"It's a fascinating place that appeals to all age groups and caters very well for families. I love the fact there are lockers to leave coats in and that there are tables to have your own packed lunch at."

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