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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

Times Square Car Park

Times Square Car Park is ideally located at the western gateway to Newcastle City Centre on Railway Street and provides 635 parking spaces over six levels.

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with CCTV in operation and personal assistance available at all times, Times Square Car Park is one of the safest car parks in Newcastle.

It's just round the corner from the Life Science Centre, Newcastle Central Station, Jurys Inn Newcastle and Metro Radio Arena, and a short walk from Eldon Square, The Gate, St James' Park and Newcastle's finest shops, museums, theatres, bars and restaurants.

Sat Nav reference NE1 4AD takes you to Times Square Car Park (opposite Jurys Inn hotel).

The car park office is staffed 24 hours a day, every day except Christmas Day and until 8.00am on Boxing Day, when assistance is available via the intercom buttons located on the payment machines in the level 1 reception area and the entry/exit gates.

Times Square Car Park is owned and operated by the International Centre for Life.

Vehicle height restrictions: 7ft or 2.1m in height. Limited spaces for taller vehicles outside the main multi-storey car park are also available.

For enquiries about Times Square Car Park, please call (0191) 243 8294 or visit the car park office.

£1.40 - Up to 1 hour

£2.50 - 1 to 2 hours

£3.60 - 2 to 3 hours

£4.50 - 3 to 4 hours

£5.50 - 4 to 5 hours

£6.00 - 5 to 10 hours

£13.00 - 10 to 24 hours

Did you know: Life Science Centre members get 10% off their daily parking charge in Times Square Car Park, anytime?
Weekend Special
Park ALL DAY on Saturday or Sunday for £4. 
Valid 8:00am - 8:00pm.

Arena Evening Events
Park for £5 until 2:00am.
Selected events only. Purchase on arrival.
Did you know: Life Science Centre members get 10% off their daily parking charge in Times Square Car Park, anytime?
Silver Pass
Monday - Friday: £26

Gold Pass
Monday - Saturday: £32

Platinum 5 Day Pass
4 weeks: £95
12 weeks: £260
Annual: £1,040

Platinum 7 Day Pass
4 weeks: £115
12 weeks: £325
Annual: £1,292

Business accounts are available.
Did you know: Life Science Centre members get 10% off their daily parking charge in Times Square Car Park, anytime?

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