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Life Science Centre will be closed weekdays until Friday 24 May to get ready for the exciting new exhibition Game On 2.0 which opens on 25 May. The centre will re-open fully on 25 May. The pre-school day scheduled for 21 May will no longer be running. Apologies for any disappointment caused.

Please note: Times Square Cafe will remain open throughout this period.

My Tickets

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

Life Science Centre will be closed weekdays from 7 - 24 May 2019. We will be open weekends as usual during this time.

Science Centre day ticket prices valid from 25 May - 4 September 2019


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)













Science Centre parties

Have your Birthday Party at Life!

Available from 2 March to 3 November 2019, weekends only (excludes school holidays).

Science Centre party highlights include:

  • Time to explore everything that Life has to offer, including the Brain Zone, Planetarium, Science Theatre and a trip on the 4D Motion Ride (Please note you must be at least 1.2m in height in order to use the Motion Ride).
  • A two course meal: party guests can choose from delicious mains and desserts on the day.
  • One of our lovely hosts will greet your party and make sure that everything runs smoothly.

Price: £10.00 per child. Minimum 10 children, maximum 20 children. Two adults free with the party, additional adults pay normal admission.

Booking is essential, please call (0191) 243 8223. Our booking line is open 9.00am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.​​​​​​​

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