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One ticket gets you THREE visits throughout the school holidays. 

Tickets purchased until 31 August can be used for an additional two free science centre visits, up until 04 September.

That's three lots of space adventures, exciting experiments, and hands-on fun. Keep the kids entertained over the long summer holidays and pay just once.

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Terms and conditions below. 

Discover something new each time you visit! 

There's so much to see and do at Life, with activities and exhibits for all ages. Everything is included in the price of your initial ticket, including our live shows and planetarium. 

Whether you want to spend whole days with us or pop in for half an hour while you’re passing, our summer saver ticket gives you the flexiblity to try everything on offer. View our science centre map and dig deeper into what's on at Life the summer below…

Don't miss out on... 

Lightyear inspired activities

Celebrate the new Lightyear film in style at Life. Explore the science behind one of our favourite astronauts and enjoy a range of space-themed activities that are out-of-this-world.

  • On arrival at reception on the day of your first visit, you will be issued with a receipt. You must present this each time you return to the science centre. It is your responsibility to keep it safe. Sorry, but we are unable to replace lost or damaged receipts and you will not be granted reentry without it.  
  • Each time you visit, your receipt will be date stamped. You cannot use this ticket for reentry into the science centre more than once a day. You do not need to book your free return visits online.  

  • Your additional visits are on a like-for-like basis with the original booking, so only those who came on the first visit are eligible to return for free. So if you buy one adult ticket - you can have two free ‘adult’ visits in addition to your initial visit. 

  • Standard admission fees apply for any additional visitors who were not part of the original booking. 

  • Tickets are non-transferrable. Tickets have no monetary value and cannot be exchanged or resold. 

  • You may be asked to present ID or proof of original purchase on arrival. If your ticket was bought online, this would be your booking confirmation email. 

  • If any person attempts to enter Life with a receipt which has been exchanged or resold, they will be refused entry or asked to pay for a new ticket. 

  • If you would like to become an annual member, we will deduct your admission price from the cost of an annual ticket but only on the day of your original visit. 

  • Appropriate proof of entitlement to any discounted ticket rate applies.  

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Our standard ticket price includes a donation of at least 10%. As a charity we rely on the support of our visitors more than ever in these challenging times.


If you are happy to pay this donation and say ‘yes to Gift Aid’ when prompted, we can claim money from the UK government’s Gift Aid scheme.


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