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Getting here

The science centre is is located in Times Square, just a two minute walk from Newcastle Central train and Metro station.

Life is located in city centre Newcastle

Family approaching the entrance of Life Science Centre for a fun day out

By Car

Driving? Times Square Car Park is just around the corner. The sat nav reference for the car park is NE1 4AD (opposite Leonardo Hotel – formerly Jurys Inn). Look out for Centre for Life and/or Times Square Car Park signage to direct you.

Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4EP
Life Science Centre map showing where the visitor attraction is located in Newcastle city centre.

Ticket prices

Whether you’re planning a weekend day-trip activity or a holiday treat, there’s lots to explore and do. Buy a ticket, and everything’s included.

Where to eat and drink

Food and drink can be purchased from one of our two on-site cafes. Alternatively, you are more than welcome to bring your own packed lunch.

Science Centre map

View our science centre map to get a feel for what to expect.

See what's on

There’s so much to see and do at Life, with activities and exhibits for all ages, We also run special events throughout the year, ranging from adult debates to preview nights.