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Need to Know!
Important information for visitors

Life Science Centre is currently closed. This decision has been made in the interests of the health and wellbeing of our staff and visitors. 

If you have a future booking with us, we will be in touch when we reopen to reschedule your visit or issue a refund.

For updates including information on when we are re-opening, please visit or sign up to receive enews at

Read our full statement on our closure here.

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Ready to book? Call 0191 243 8223 Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm To enquire about educational content and suitability call 0191 243 8211 or email us.

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The Experience

An educational trip to Life typically includes a curriculum-linked workshop, plus time to explore the Science Centre. From planning to booking and on the day, our experienced team provides everything you need to ensure your visit goes without a hitch.

What to expect
Curriculum-linked workshops

All of our workshops are tailored to specific age groups and delivered in our purpose-built facilities with top of the range scientific equipment.

Science Centre Visits

Visit an exhibition, get hands-on in our interactive zones and see a show in one of our breathtaking show spaces. We'll provide a full itinerary so you don't miss a thing!


Can't get to us? We can come to you! Find out more about available outreach workshops, with hands-on activities covering topics from electricity to space.

Booking your school trip is easy. Visit our Plan a Visit section for all the information you need.
Plan a visit