My Tickets

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

Science Centre day ticket prices valid until 2 December 2018:


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)













Tickets, membership and offers

Your Science Centre day ticket gives you access to ALL daytime activities inside Life Science Centre. There are no extra fees for blockbuster exhibitions or for entry to the planetarium, live theatre shows and the 4D Motion Ride, so you can relax and explore EVERYTHING that Life has to offer. You won’t find any hidden charges here!

Our cafés offer good-value tasty food and barista coffee, or you are welcome to use our indoor packed lunch area if you would prefer to bring your own food.

Why not become a member? You can then have unlimited access to our changing programme of exhibitions throughout the year and discounted skating on our seasonal ice rink. Please see the tabs below for full details.

Valid until 2 December 2018

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

Day ticket: £36.00 


Day ticket: £15.00 

Child aged 5 - 17

Day ticket: £8.00 

Child aged 4 and under

Day ticket: FREE 

Concession: OAP, student or unwaged (proof required)

Day ticket: £11.00 
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Life Science membership is great value for money. Buy family membership – and even if you only visit 3 times a year, you have saved on the cost of your ticket.

As an educational charity, our aim is to make science accessible to everyone and ticket revenue is vital to help us achieve this. We try to keep our prices as low as possible.

*Previously known as the Annual Pass scheme. Already have an Annual Pass? Then you’re a member!

Key benefits

  • 12 months unlimited Life Science Centre entry including pre-school days. Excludes Maker Faire UK.
  • Fast track entry during busy periods.
  • Invitations to special events.
  • A chance to have your say on how we develop through surveys and focus groups.

Plus enjoy these special discounts:

Membership prices

  • Adult (aged 18 and over) £39
  • Child (aged 5 - 17) £21
  • Child (4 and under) FREE
  • Concession (OAP, student or unwaged) £32
  • Family (2 adults + 2 children OR 1 adult + 3 children) £94
  • Extra child (added to family membership - maximum of 3 extra children) £11

Try before you buy!

Become a member on the day you visit and we’ll deduct your admission price off the cost of your membership. Terms and conditions apply.

Memberships are not available online. Please buy on arrival at reception, or call (0191) 243 8223 to purchase membership over the phone.

Find out more about membership

If you’re visiting with a group of 10 or more, book in advance to receive a range of benefits:

  • ​Selected offers and discounts (varies depending on events and activities).
  • Priority entry.
  • Free coach parking (first come first served basis).
  • Tailored meal packages.
  • Familiarisation visits.

Visiting with your group during the summer holiday (21 July – 2 September 2018)? Take advantage of our special summer prices!*

Summer special adult group rate

£7.50 per person

Summer special child group rate

£6.00 per person

Standard group booking rates, valid until 2 December 2018 (excluding 21 July – 2 September 2018)

Adult group rate

£12.00 per person

Child group rate

£7.00 per person

To make a group booking or to discuss your requirements please call our bookings hotline ​(0191) 243 8223 (open from 9.00am – 5.00pm, Monday – Friday).

*Terms and conditions: You must book and pay in advance to receive the group booking rates. Group booking rates are available for groups of 10 or more only. Summer special offer prices only available for visits to Life Science Centre between 21 July – 2 September 2018. FInd out more about group bookings

Check out our great offers and see if you could save on the price of admission.

View all offers and discounts >

Gift tickets and vouchers

Treat friends and family to a Science Centre or skating visit, or money off in the Life Shop with a Life gift ticket or voucher!
Gift tickets and vouchers are available from reception or via the bookings line on (0191) 243 8223.

Life Science Centre tickets and gift shop vouchers are available all year round. Skating at Life is open annually from November - February; gift tickets can be purchased throughout this period and must be used during the current skating season and cannot be carried over to future years.

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