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The Young Explorers' Zone will be closed all day on Thursday 28 March. Sorry for any disappointment caused.

Life Science Centre will be closed 7-10, 13-17 and 20-24 May to get ready for the exciting new exhibition Game On 2.0 which opens on 25 May. The centre will be open 11-12 and 18-19 May and 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.

My Tickets

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

Kids go FREE until 6 May 2019. Use code KIDSFREE at checkout. 

Terms and conditions apply, see for more info

Science Centre day ticket prices valid until 6 May 2019:


Adult (aged 18+)

Child (aged 5 - 17)

Child (aged 4 and under)

Concession (OAP, student or unwaged)











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 special 'maker' activity where you can make (and take home) your own animal creation.
  • 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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