Life Science Centre

Life Science Centre Newcastle upon Tyne

Life is an amazing science centre in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne where one ticket gets you everything, making for a great value day out!  With hands-on exhibitions and a changing programme of activities throughout the year, there’s always something new to experience. 

Highlights include: 

The biggest planetarium in the north. Using Digistar 7 technology – Life's planetarium system is the most advanced in the region, with state-of-the-art projectors to provide ultra-rich visuals and a truly immersive experience.  

Space Zone. Here you can explore inside a mock-up model of part of the International Space Station and watch shows on the Sphere, a digital globe displaying Earth, Moon and planetary satellite imagery.

Making Studios. Where you can create, explore and tinker.

Live theatre shows.  Join our science explainers for amazing live science shows full of exciting demos. –

Experiment Zone. Grab  a lab coat and do experiments using real tools and materials. Work on your own, in a team, or enlist the help of a friendly science explainer.

Just for under 7s. Nurture your young explorers in our newly reimagined Play Zone, a fascinating world where little ones can take the lead and set their imaginations free. 

There are extra pop-up play areas designed especially for our youngest visitors and discovery backpacks to help carers and younger visitors make the most of their visit!

Some age restrictions apply. See website for details 

From November to January, Life hosts an outdoor ice rink in Times Square, just outside the Science Centre (Separate prices apply)We have also included their opening times and contact details. If you have any questions, you can contact the venue directly.



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Open Times

Monday 10:00-15:00
Tuesday 10:00-15:00
Wednesday 10:00-15:00
Thursday 10:00-15:00
Friday 10:00-15:00
Saturday 10:00-17:00
Sunday 10:00-17:00
Open times may vary.


0191 243 8210
Times Square
Newcastle Upon Tyne

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