We're thrilled to announce that we'll be reopening our science centre on Saturday 10 July. Find out more about our reopening plans and subscribe to our mailing list for updates on when you can pre-book tickets.
We continue to be the venue for an NHS large vaccination centre. Patients coming to the vaccination centre should use the Life Meetings and Events entrance on Central Parkway, located here. Parking is available in nearby Times Square Car Park.
Please note, the operation of the vaccination centre, including appointments and queueing, is solely the responsibility of the NHS.
Brain Zone virtual tour
All over the world, scientists are working together to unravel the mysteries of the human brain, many are based right here in the North East.
Explore the human mind with us in Brain Zone.
Get to grips with some brain basics and investigate how we learn, remember and perceive the world around us.
We still have a lot to learn about the brain, here in Brain Zone you can do real scientific experiments and try out what it’s like to be a psychologist and a neurologist.
Click on an area below and keep exploring the brain from home. What would you like to discover first?