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Opening Times

Monday – Friday: 10:00am – 3:00pm (recommended last entry 1:00pm)


Saturday – Sunday: 10:00am – 5:00pm (recommended last entry 3:00pm)

Mother and son completing a hands-on making activity at Life Science Centre.

Times Square Café and Bar, which is situated at the front of the science centre, is open during science centre opening times (see above). It is open to science centre visitors as well as the general public.

Useful information

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.

Getting here

Life is located in the centre of Newcastle at Times Square, just a two minute walk from Newcastle Central train and Metro station.

Parking info

Times Square Car Park is just a few minutes’ walk from the science centre. You can even book your car parking ticket online in advance of your visit.

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.