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Newcastle and Gateshead

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Life Science Centre, Newcastle

The Life Science Centre is a fantastic day out for the whole family with hand on science activities, changing exhbitions, a planetarium, live science demonstrations, workshops, activities for the under 7s, 4d motion ride and more! 

Our packed programme includes science activities for all ages from pre-school to adults, including special events and birthday parties. We're a great destination for school trips and groups visits, and during the winter you can even go ice skating on our outdoor ice rink. For up to date details of all the events at Life please visit our website or our facebook page here

Life is a special place. Don’t expect to yawn in front of static displays – enjoy hands-on science, explore REAL phenomena and have the time of your life. Here YOU are the scientist, you can invent, create, explore and play – and we guarantee that every visit will be different.

Birthday Parties: bring your child's birthday party to Life and enjoy our open air ice rink and Science Centre exhibitions, plus some special birthday extras

School Visits: get hands-on in our interactive zones and exhibitions and choose from over 100 curriculum-linked workshops. We'll tailor your visit to your class's educational needs.

Annual Pass: pay once and visit as many times as you like for a whole year. Our Annual Passes include entry to all exhibitions, plus exclusive discounts on special events and skating.

Opening Times: 

Monday - Saturday 10:00am – 6:00pm (recommended last entry 4:00pm)

Sunday 11:00am – 6:00pm (recommended last entry 4:00pm)

  

Locations

Times Square, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, NE1 4EP

1.93 miles  
  0191 243 8210    
Naughty but nice Puddings!

Naughty but nice Puddings!

Check out our delicious puddings, my favourite is the limoncello trifle, not suitable for the kids, but there are some other scrummy recipes that the whole family can enjoy! Take a look in our pudding section for recipes to make summer BBQ's and eating alfresco all the more tasty! My girls LOVE the chocolate pizza - making it, but mostly eating it!

Raring2go! KidsZone

Raring2go! KidsZone

Over the weekends and holidays there are always times when your children need some chill out time, or to fill an hour or so, or they say the dreaded 5 letter word - BORED! Well, our KidsZone is here to rescue you and them from these moments. Full of puzzles, colouring in sheets and activities from films and programmes there is lots to keep busy!