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We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our online ticketing. If you have any issues, you can buy science centre tickets on arrival at reception. Skating and event tickets can still be purchased online.

The Young Explorers' Zone will be closed all day on Friday 22 and Thursday 28 November, and will close at the earlier time of 5.00pm on Monday 25, Friday 29 and Saturday 30 November. Sorry for any disappointment caused.

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We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our online ticketing. If you have any issues, you can buy science centre tickets on arrival at reception. Skating and event tickets can still be purchased online.

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

Science Centre ticket prices, valid from 26 October 

TYPE

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)

DAY

£31

£12

£10

£7.50

Free

ANNUAL

£94

£39

£32

£21

Free

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Christmas
Highlight - Special Events
Science centre and more...
On until 5 January 2020 For All ages
Closed today
Included in your Science Centre ticket
Science Theatre show
Science Theatre
Top Ten
On until 19 January 2020 For 5+ recommendation
Included in your Science Centre ticket
Ice Skating
Highlight - Skating
A great winter day out
On until 5 January 2020 For all ages
Closed today
Skating Parties and Group Visits
Skating
Offers for groups of 15 or more
On until 23 February 2020 For Suitable for all ages
Planetarium show
Planetarium
Naughty Monsters in the Sky
On until 22 May 2020 For under 7s
Included in your Science Centre ticket
Planetarium show
Planetarium
Tales of a Time Traveller
On until 19 October 2020 For 7+ (recommended)
Included in your Science Centre ticket
Pre-school Day
Special Events
A day for little ones to explore the Centre!
On until 4 February 2020 For Ages 4 and under (and accompanying adults)
Nursery Skate Sessions
Skating
Special skating sessions for little ones
On until 5 January 2020 For Ages 4 and under (and accompanying adults)
After Hours: Noël
Special Events
Fiery hands and Pink Floyd bangers!
On 28 November 2019 For 18+
Santa Claus at Life
Special Events
Meet Santa at Life this Christmas
From 30 November 2019 To 23 December 2019 For All ages
Bright Club
Special Events
The thinking person's variety night
On until 3 December 2019 For 18+
Christmas Eve Skating
Skating
Christmas Eve Skating
On 24 December 2019 For All ages
New Year's Eve Skating
Skating
Booking essential for this date!
On 31 December 2019 For All ages
New Year's Eve Family Party
Burns Night Supper
Special Events
Haggis supper and ceilidh dance
On until 24 January 2020 For Adults (18+ only)
After Hours: Happy New You + Skating
Special Events
Teetotal event that’s anything but dry
On 30 January 2020 For 18+
After Hours: Happy New You
Special Events
Teetotal event that’s anything but dry
On 30 January 2020 For 18+
Science Speakeasy
Special Events
Gamified dating: any winners?
On 13 February 2020 For 18+
After Hours: Sex and Attraction
Special Events
Respect your body and relationship(s)
On 27 February 2020 For 18+
Science Speakeasy
Special Events
Stagger to grave or call it quits early?
On 12 March 2020 For 18+
After Hours: The Next James Bond
Special Events
Enrol to replace Daniel Craig as 007
On 26 March 2020 For 18+
After Hours: Unplug and Unwind
Special Events
The antidote to work and exam stress
On 30 April 2020 For 18+
Planetarium show

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