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The planetarium will be closed from Monday 16 March - Sunday 29 March inclusive. 

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

Science Centre ticket prices


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!

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!

Science Centre party highlights include:

  • Time to explore everything that Life has to offer, including the Brain Zone, Planetarium, the Making Studios, Experiment Zone (children aged 7+ only) and our live shows in the Science Theatre.
  • 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.​​​​​​​

Please note children aged 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the Making Studios and Experiment Zone at a ratio of 1 adult for every 4 children. 

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