Essential info
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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

Skating

Skating

Key info...

Separate prices apply

This event is no longer running

Please buy your skating tickets at reception on arrival.

Set aside: approximately one hour (includes time to fit skates)
Who is it perfect for: all ages 
Separate prices apply
Set aside: approximately one hour (includes time to fit skates)
Who is it perfect for: all ages  
Please buy your skating tickets at reception on arrival.
Event details

Skating at Life is now closed for the season, and will return in November 2018. Please check back soon for more information.


The perfect place for a spot of wintery fun with friends and family, skating at Life is a must on your winter check list!


Grab your mates and head down to Life where the ice rink is open every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. There's no need to book if you're visiting with fewer than 10 people, just turn up and pay on the day.

Make a day of it by visiting our Science Centre while you’re here (separate prices apply), experience the 4D Motion Ride*, our amazing planetarium, live theatre shows and a range of exciting hands-on zones.

​Read our skating safety information to make your visit enjoyable and fuss free.

*Minimum height requirement of 1.2 metres on the 4D Motion Ride.

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