Essential info
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Life Science Centre will be closed 8 January – 1 February (inclusive) while we make some exciting changes and carry out essential maintenance. Our ice rink and Times Square Café will be open as usual during this time.

The Young Explorers' Zone will close at the earlier time of 3.30pm on Wednesday 6 February. Sorry for any disappointment caused.

My Tickets

Science Centre tickets do not include ice skating. Please purchase skating tickets on arrival. 


Combo tickets for science centre admission and skating are available from 3 December 2018 - 24 February 2019. Please purchase these separately at the Science Centre reception.


Memberships are not available online. Purchase these at Science Centre reception.

Science Centre day ticket prices valid until 24 May 2019:

TYPE

Family (2 adults + 2 children OR 1 adult + 3 children)

Adult (aged 18+)

Child (aged 5 - 17)

Child (aged 4 and under)

Concession (OAP, student or unwaged)

Purchase skating tickets on arrival

DAY

£28

£11

£6.50

Free

£9

 

ANNUAL

£94

£39

£21

Free

£32

 

Activities and badge days for uniform groups

Uniform groups can take part in special Badge Days, call us on (0191) 234 8223 to discuss your requirements and book.

Beaver Space Badge Days

£11 per child, accompanying adults charged at the normal rate.

Specially tailored visits to help Beavers achieve their Space badges.
 
A one-hour presenter-led planetarium show, specially tailored towards the content of the Beaver Space badge. Groups also have full access to the Science Centre for the day.

Available on weekends. Excludes: school holidays, November - February (during ice skating season) and event weekends.

Brownie Science Investigator badge days

£11 per child, accompanying adults charged at the normal rate.

A day of activities to help Brownies towards their Science Investigator badges.
A two-hour session in one of our science labs led by a Science Explainer in which Brownies try out a series of three hands-on science activities, which count towards achieving the Science Investigator badge. Groups also have access to the full Science Centre on the day of their visit.

Available on weekends. Excludes: school holidays, November - February (during ice skating season) and event weekends.

Brownie Stargazer Badge Days

£11 per child, accompanying adults charged at the normal rate.

Specially tailored visits to help Brownies achieve their Stargazer badge.
A two-hour session including presenter-led planetarium show and hands-on activities for brownie packs working towards the Stargazer badge.

Sessions include a 1 hour planetarium show covering constellations, planets and the moon, followed by a 1 hour workshop with 3 activities to extend the ideas from the planetarium show. Weather permitting, the final half hour is spent outside on Times Square. Groups also have full access to the Science Centre for the day.

Available on weekends. Excludes: school holidays, November - February (during ice skating season) and event weekends.

Cub Astronomer Badge Days

£11 per child, accompanying adults charged at the normal rate.

A two-hour session including presenter-led planetarium show and hands-on activities for Cub packs working towards the Astronomer badge.

Sessions include a 1 hour planetarium show covering constellations, planets and the moon, followed by a 1 hour workshop involving 3 activities to extend the ideas from the planetarium show. Weather permitting, the final half hour is spent outside on Times Square. Groups also have full access to the Science Centre for the day.

Available on weekends. Excludes: school holidays, November - February (during ice skating season) and event weekends.

Guide Science Badge Days

£11 per child, accompanying adults charged at the normal rate.

A session of hands-on activities for Guide units working towards the Science badge.

A 1 ½ hour session in one of our science labs led by a member of staff, in which Guides take part in a series of activities and experiments that count towards achieving the Science badge. Groups also have access to the full Science Centre on the day of their visit.

Available on weekends. Excludes: school holidays, November - February (during ice skating season) and event weekends.

Call us on (0191) 234 8223 to discuss your requirements and book.

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