Life Science Centre is now open on weekends only between 10:00am - 5:00pm. Tickets for timed slots can be purchased online in advance of your visit. Some slots on the afternoon will be kept free for walk-ups - but booking is advised to avoid disappointment.
Our safety measures remain in place. This includes the Life team and visitors being asked to wear a face covering unless exempt.
Welcome to Life
We're open on weekends throughout September!
Take a look below at what we have in store for families visiting Life as we celebrate our 21st birthday!
Tickets for timed slots can be purchased online in advance of your visit. Some slots on the afternoon will be kept free for walk-ups - but booking is advised to avoid disappointment.
What's on at Life Science Centre
Life Science Centre is a fantastic family day out in the heart of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. There's so much to see and do here, with activities and exhibits for all ages. If you’ve visited before, you’ll be glad to know that most areas have reopened and there’s lots of new things to enjoy including new activities for under 7s - please note that the Young Explorers Zone is now closed. Here’s just a snapshot of what you can enjoy, with full details below!
The amazing Brain Zone and Space Zone are back – including a recreation of part of the International Space Station, the planetarium and the stunning digital globe, the Sphere.
Explore what Tomorrow’s World could look like, with green-themed activities across the centre.
- Clever LEGOCreations built by pro LEGO artists. Highlights include brick models of the Houses of Parliament, a huge four-metre-long airport – both the handiwork of Warren Elsmore – and Stephenson's Rocket locomotive, by local artist Steve Mayes.
- A chance to do real experiments. (Ages 7+ only.)
- Catch a new live show full of exciting bangs and explosions. (Recommended for ages 5+.)
- Create a windmill or wind-powered moving toy to take home in our Making Studios.
- Pop-up play areas for under-7s.
Everything is included in the price of your ticket, so you can start planning your fun-filled day out today. Dig deeper into what’s on at Life below…
LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorise or endorse this exhibition.
Important information before you visit
We understand the wait to return to Life Science Centre has been long, and we are really looking forward to welcoming you back to experience all Life has to offer. Start planning your visit today.
Covid-19 safety at Life Science Centre
The safety and comfort of our visitors and team is our top priority. We have made changes to our operations at Life Science Centre to keep everyone safe.