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Life Science Centre will be closed on Friday 27 April as we set up for Maker Faire UK. Times Square Café will be open as usual.

While the Science Centre is home to Maker Faire UK on 28 - 29 April, our usual programme of exhibitions and shows will not be available.

The Young Explorers' Zone will be closed all day on Friday 4 May. Sorry for any disappointment caused.

Please note that some areas may be closed from 16 April - 25 May as we get ready for the next big exhibition, Robots - then and now (opens 26 May). 

A couple of our lifts are our of order, we’re working to fix them as soon as possible. Please ask a member of staff if you need assistance.

My Tickets

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

Science Centre day ticket prices valid until 25 May 2018:

TYPE

Family (2 adults + 2 children OR 1 adult + 3 children)

Adult (aged 18+)

Child (aged 5 - 17)

Child (aged 4 and under)

Concession (OAP, student or unwaged)

DAY

£24

£8

£6

Free

£7

ANNUAL

£94

£39

£21

Free

£32

Parties

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

Robot birthday parties

Available from 26 May - 4 November 2018, weekends only

Price: £15 per person.

Minimum 10 children, maximum 20.

Explore the amazing Robots-then and now exhibition from the Science Museum, London, and everything else Life has to offer. make a robot to take away and enjoy a scrummy party feast.

Find out more about Robot parties at Life>

Skating and Science Centre parties

Available: November 2018 - February 2019 (selected dates, weekends only)

Minimum 10 children, maximum 20. 

Bring your child's birthday party to Life and enjoy our open air ice rink and Science Centre exhibitions.

Find out more about skating 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 Passes cannot be used for any form of discount on parties. Adult Annual 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

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