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Tickets for timed slots can be puchased online in advance of your visit. Some slots on the afternoon will be kept free for walk-ups - but booking is advised to avoid disappointment.

Family (2 adults + 2 children or 1 adult + 3 children) £34.00

Adult £15.00

Child aged 5-17 £8.00

Child aged 4 and under FREE
Maximum of 3 children per paying adult

Concession £11.00

Please note: Children aged 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

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.

Science centre booking rates 

Adult group rate (inc. concessions)

£8.00 per person

Child group rate

£6.00 per person

To make a group booking or to discuss your requirements please call our bookings hotline

(0191) 243 8223 

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Important information

We’ll be refreshing our annual membership programme in April 2022.

In the short term, visitors are welcome to purchase an annual membership but before doing so, please be aware of the following:

  • There are no extra discounts associated with the membership at present

  • In the case of any COVID-related closure, Life can not extend your membership to cover these days

If you’re still interested in buying a membership with the above terms, pricing can be found below.


Membership prices

  • Adult (aged 18 and over) £39
  • Child (aged 5 - 17) £21
  • Child (4 and under) FREE
  • Concession (OAP, student or unwaged) £32
  • Family (2 adults + 2 children OR 1 adult + 3 children) £94
  • Extra child (added to family membership - maximum of 3 extra children)£11

Try before you buy!

Become a member on the day you visit and we’ll deduct your admission price off the cost of your membership. Terms and conditions apply.

Memberships are not available online, please buy on arrival at reception

"I enjoyed seeing how engaged the boys were with so many well laid out exhibits. They loved it and so did I."

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Our standard ticket price includes a donation of at least 10%. As a charity we rely on the support of our visitors more than ever in these challenging times.

If you are happy to pay this donation and say ‘yes to Gift Aid’ when prompted, we can claim money from the UK government’s Gift Aid scheme.

If you would prefer not to, please opt to ‘buy tickets without donation’ below.

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