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Life Science Centre is currently closed. This decision has been made in the interests of the health and wellbeing of our staff and visitors. It is a preventative measure only; Life is not aware of any specific risk to its visitors or staff in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you for your understanding in these exceptional circumstances.

Updates, including information on when we are re-opening, will be displayed here and shared in our enews. You can subscribe to enews at life.org.uk/subscribe

For science centre enquiries, or for information regarding educational bookings, please email info@life.org.uk.

To contact a member of our Meetings and Events team, please email meetingsandevents@life.org.uk

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Science Centre ticket prices

TYPE

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

Adult (aged 18+)

Concession (over 60s, students, unwaged)

Child (aged 5 - 17)

Child (aged 4 and under)

DAY

£31

£12

£10

£7.50

Free

ANNUAL

£94

£39

£32

£21

Free

Parties

Life Science Centre hosts unforgettable birthday parties for all ages. There are different options at different times of year.

Science Centre birthday parties


Bring your kid's birthday party to Life!

Struggling for ideas for an unforgettable birthday party for your little one? Life can transport your party to anywhere in the universe, right from the centre of Newcastle! 


Please note: our birthday party packages aren't available during the ice rink period (November - February). You can still make the most of our group discounts for your visit though!

Find out more about Science Centre Birthday Parties >
  • Party bags are available from £3.
  • We find that customers prefer to choose their own cakes so feel free to bring your own.
  • Extra refreshments, including Starbucks beverages, can be pre-ordered.
  • We recommend that you have at least three hours at Life to make the most of the birthday party experience.
Terms and conditions
  • Parties can be booked with a minimum of 10 children, maximum 20.
  • Annual membership pass holders cannot be used for any form of discount on parties. Adult annual membership pass holders can accompany the party free of charge but any children must pay the full party package price.
  • Please refrain from bringing your own refreshments to consume on the premises.
  • Parties will not have exclusive use of the science centre.
  • Specific shows in the planetarium and Science Theatre are subject to availability.
  • The full balance must be paid in advance.
Contact Us

Booking is essential, please call us to discuss your requirements

(0191) 243 8223

Open from 9.00am – 5.00pm, Monday – Friday

"We went to the show and the person on stage was wonderful! He was engaging, enthusiastic and really caught the attention of the little (and not so little!) ones. He did a fantastic job and made science fun and entertaining!"

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