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Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium

Telegraph Way | Morn Hill, Winchester SO21 1HZ, England
+44 1962 863791
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Half term treat

Amazing place suitable for 3years to 14yrs adults enjoyed as well so much todo cafe good value as... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Janine S
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Brockenhurst, United Kingdom
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Faded but Fun

Very busy on the day we went and lots of people enjoying themselves. However a lot of the exhibits... read more

Reviewed yesterday
SandblastedCheese
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium is an interactive hands-on Science Centre with 100 hands-on science exhibits plus also the UK's largest capacity digital planetarium. Most of the exhibits have been made by the in-house Workshop Team, in conjunction with partners such as Universities and industry. Exhibits, shows and events all year round for adults and children. Open 7 days a week. Ticket options: day tickets for the Hands-on Exhibition and tickets for planetarium shows may be bought separately or as a bundle deal. Family saver offer for those visiting with children. Winchester Science Centre is an independent charity reliant on ticket income. All funds received are reinvested in the activities of the charity which includes construction of new exhibits and daily maintenance of the current exhibit stock, education visits and workshops, mobile planetarium and outreach, events for adults including singles nights - and upkeep of the building.
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Telegraph Way | Morn Hill, Winchester SO21 1HZ, England
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+44 1962 863791
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing place suitable for 3years to 14yrs adults enjoyed as well so much todo cafe good value as well easily spend a day and not try everything

Thank Janine S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very busy on the day we went and lots of people enjoying themselves. However a lot of the exhibits are no longer working and need to be updated. This was the most disappointing aspect for me. The planetarium costs extra but is a good experience....More

Thank SandblastedCheese
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a recommendation for here so thought I’d pop along on my day off with my son, aged 3. Because it was a Wednesday I was wrong in assuming it would be quiet as most children would be at school. Unfortunately today they weren’t at...More

Thank Steven B
WSC M, Public Relations Manager at Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Steven, Thank you for visiting Winchester Science Centre and for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased to hear that you and your son enjoyed your visit. During term time, the Science Centre welcomes over 40,000 school visitors per year to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used this venue to break up a trip to the south coast. It was fun, educational and cost was sensible. Our young daughter had great fun exploring the science experiments and running on the speed reaction test. You can easy spend 1/2 a day...More

Thank RichardBarkwaySmith
WSC M, Public Relations Manager at Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Richard, thank you and your family for visiting and for taking the time to leave a review. We are so glad to hear that you and your daughter enjoyed your time discovering the interactive science exhibits at the Science Centre. We hope you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The planetarium is a fantastic place to visit. Full of information and interesting things for everyone. Takes around half a day to see fully...More

Thank Keren B
WSC M, Public Relations Manager at Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Keren, Thank you for visiting the Science Centre and taking the time to leave a review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit and our incredible planetarium. If you are local and plan on visiting again in the near future...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of taking a ten year old to visit the Winchester Science Centre and had the most enjoyable day of fun and laughter for both of us. We particularly enjoyed the interactive displays, especially of the human body. There was so much...More

Thank LYNDA L
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hi Lynda, thank you for visiting the Science Centre and taking the time to leave a review. We are delighted to hear that you both enjoyed your visit, exploring our hands-on science exhibits and the Airbus planetarium! Best wishes, Winchester Science Centre.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite getting very excited for a day looking at stars with my toddler, and then learning about science, it seems that being unable to manage something as simple as bookings and showings for a planetarium was only the start of a poor day out for...More

Thank Dave S
WSC M, Public Relations Manager at Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Dave, Thank you for visiting Winchester Science Centre with your daughter and taking the time to leave a review. We would like to contact you regarding your experience. Please email marketing@winchestersciencecentre.org. Winchester Science Centre is an educational charity and we welcome over 40,000 school...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Grandchildren, aged 2, 9 and 7 always love our visits to Intech. They love the numerous exploratory activities because there is so much to discover and even the 2 year old enjoys the fabulous planetarium!More

Thank gwgillwaller
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Winchester Science Centre with your Grandchildren and taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. We are delighted that you all enjoy your visits to the Science Centre. If you haven't already, why not check out our Annual Pass...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So my family and I came today to have a nice day out. Bare in mind, I came here before 2 years ago. 2 years ago it was amazing, lots of games and lots of things to keep you entertained, food was average. This year,...More

2  Thank NatashaTookey4
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Dear Natasha, thank you for visiting and taking the time to leave a review. We are glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed your time at the Science Centre and some of the hands-on science exhibits, Hub café and the Science shop. We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the afternoon, Once we got through the doors we were able to let them get on with it. Absolutely tons of things to do which just kept them entertained for a couple of hours. Not only entertaining but educational as well.More

Thank M34k51
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the Science Centre and taking the time to leave a review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your time here with your Grandchildren. If you are local and plan to come and explore the Science Centre again - why...More

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ROBERT H
31 July 2017|
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Response from Wandering840 | Reviewed this property |
Yes good for all ages!
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Beccawte1987
6 January 2017|
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Response from Sean L | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about Saturday as I haven't been on a Saturday. The last time I went I didn't have access but they sell lots of different types of tickets and events so maybe best to ring them?
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