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Life 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. This winter, enjoy an array of hands-on activities, luminous live shows, magical light play and real life experiments. Be wowed by Gaia – a great, glowing replica of planet Earth and explore the Play Zone for under-7s. 

Everything is included in the price of your ticket, so you can start planning your fun-filled day out today. View our science centre map and dig deeper into what's on at Life below…


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Please note: from 17 – 30 January, the planetarium will be closed to the public as it has an exciting upgrade.

Life Science Centre FAQs

To help you plan your visit to Life, check out some of our more frequently asked questions. 

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What our customers say... "We had lunch in the café, which was really nice and very good value for money. We will definitely return again soon."

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