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Gift shop

Grand parent and child looking at gift shop item inside Life Science Centre.

Take home a momento of your visit

A visit to Life wouldn’t be complete without exploring our selection of science kits, toys, books, souvenirs and gifts to suit all ages and budgets.

The shop is located near the Life Science Centre reception and is open to the public – you don’t need a science centre ticket to visit the shop. It’s open during normal science centre opening times.

Items are not available to buy online, visit Life Science Centre to see our full range. Below are some examples of items that are available to pre-order when booking your science ticket ticket.

Available to pre-order now

Solar System Sticker Pack For Sale

Solar system sticker pack


Comes with 8 glow in the dark planets and 30 stars with sticky back dots for placing on the walls and ceilings.

Space magic slate for sale

Space magic slate


Kids can draw, doodle, erase and then start all over again with this classic magic slate toy which promises hours of fun.

Planet bouncy balls for sale

Planet bouncy balls


Inside you’ll find everything you need to complete your very own glow-in-the-dark planet bouncy balls. This amazing space kit is perfect for budding astronauts young and old!

Slimy lab kit for sale at Life

Slimy lab kit


Contains glow-in-the-dark slime, 3 gloopy creatures including a slimy silver snake and a lab book with 4 fun experiments.

Science lab kit for sale

Science lab kit


This fun kit contains 20 experiments for budding scientists. You can make a test tube kaleidoscope, stack liquids, create lively lava, a bouncy ball and more!

My First Telescope For Sale

My first telescope


Perfect for the young scientists learning to use a telescope for the first time. Easy to use, focus and adjust.

Reviews from happy customers…

‘A good range of things from pocket money prices upwards.’

Angela, visitor.

‘Not too expensive, liked the educational slant to items available.’

Christopher, visitor. 

‘My son loved the gift shop and just had to buy a dinosaur.’

Joanne, visitor.