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Need to Know!
Important information for visitors

Life Science Centre will be closed from 8 January to 1 February inclusive while we make some exciting changes and carry out essential maintenance. During this time, we won't be able to accept any science centre or workshop bookings, but ice skating and outreach sessions are still available to book.

February and March are booking up fast so get in touch if you would like to visit us in early 2019!

Make a booking

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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Hands-on, hearts-on, minds-on educational experiences at Life Science Centre.
Early Years Foundation Stage
Primary Schools
Secondary Schools
16+ and A Level
Education Newsletter: Autumn 2018
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Skating: book your visit!
10 November 2018 - 24 February 2019

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.
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