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Tickets for timed slots can now be puchased 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.

Monday - Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm (recommended last entry: 3:00pm)

Closed: Monday 31 January

During term time, Monday - Friday, there may be school groups visiting the science centre.

Until 30 January, the planetarium will be closed to the public as it has an exciting upgrade.

On 1 February, the upper floor of the science centre including Play Zone will be closed to the public. 

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Monday - Saturday: 08.30am – 5:00pm
Sunday: 9:30am - 5:00pm 

Closed: Monday 31 January
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What our customers say... "Excellent value for money, we could have stayed longer as there's so much to do. The children and adults in our party thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Staff were very helpful, friendly and knowledgeable."

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Due to the government imposed lockdown, Life Science Centre is currently closed. Choose a date

Our standard ticket price includes a donation of at least 10%. As a charity we rely on the support of our visitors more than ever in these challenging times.

If you are happy to pay this donation and say ‘yes to Gift Aid’ when prompted, we can claim money from the UK government’s Gift Aid scheme.

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