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Free carer tickets

If you’re a visitor with a disability and you need a carer, you can bring them free of charge when you buy a ticket. Please select a free carer ticket when pre-booking online and bring relevant proof to show our reception team on arrival. Examples of proof could be any of the following:


  • A Gateway Card, Max Card, Yellow Card, Access card, Hynt Card or the CEA Card.
  • A Disability Living Allowance or Attendance Allowance award letter.
  • Personal Independence Payment letter.
  • A letter from GP or consultant confirming the need for a carer, personal assistant or essential companion.
  • War Disablement Pension or Armed Forces Independence Payment.
  • Blue Badge or a photocopy or scan of your Blue Badge.
  • Disabled person’s bus pass.

Group visit to Life Science Centre's Sphere in Space Zone.

Group bookings and corporate tickets

Life is a great place for groups of all sizes to spend a day and take part in some fun science activities! If you’re bringing 20 people or more, it’s best to book in advance.

NHS colleagues get a discount to visit the science centre

Online discount codes

We offer a range of online discounts for NHS staff, Max Card holders and more. See if you’re eligible for these.

Useful information

Opening times

Monday – Friday, 10:00am – 3:00pm (recommended last entry: 1:00pm)
Saturday – Sunday, 10:00am – 5:00pm (recommended last entry: 3:00pm)

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.

See what's on

There’s so much to see and do at Life, with activities and exhibits for all ages, We also run special events throughout the year, such as adult debates and pre-school days.