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Life Science Centre

| Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4EP, England
+44 191 243 8200
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Non stop entertainment

This wonderful centre is amazing, it has something for everyone, we are a family of 4, two boys... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
michele W
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Durham, United Kingdom
Good day out

Took son and nephew one got in free with a Blue Peter badge, they weren't too keen on going but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DiamondandPearl
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North Yorkshire
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For a great day out in Newcastle upon Tyne, look no further than the Life Science Centre with exhibitions, events, theatre shows and the biggest planetarium in the North of England! We’re an award-winning Science Centre full of exciting exhibitions, activities and events for all ages. Our programme changes regularly so there’s always a new reason to visit. And remember - everything is included in the price of admission.Life is an educational charity; we do not receive public funding. All money raised from ticket prices helps us achieve our charitable objectives - to get people of all ages switched on to science and to raise standards in science education. We couldn't do this without your support, so THANK YOU.
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  • Terrible6%
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Hours Today: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4EP, England
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+44 191 243 8200
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This wonderful centre is amazing, it has something for everyone, we are a family of 4, two boys aged 8 and 6yr and they were fully entertained. Everything from space to dinosaures to physics, not too crowded so you can see and experience the exhibits...More

Thank michele W
Sarah R, Communications Manager at Life Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Michele, We're so glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed your visit to the Centre! Thank you very much for your kind words, and hopefully we'll see you again soon. Kind Regards, Sarah

Reviewed 1 week ago

Took son and nephew one got in free with a Blue Peter badge, they weren't too keen on going but thoroughly enjoyed it. They particularly liked the science experiments zone working out who poisoned who, murder weapons etc. they put the white lab coats and...More

Thank DiamondandPearl
Sarah R, Communications Manager at Life Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, Thanks so much for your lovely review, we're so glad to hear that your son and nephew enjoyed their visit. We're actually adding a new experiment to the Experiment Zone for February half-term, all about pee, poo and toilet paper, so they might want...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

In August 2017 we decided to take our two grandchildren a boy aged 12 and a girl aged 7 to the Centre of Life science museum for a day out. We used the Tyne and Wear Metro system to travel and arrived at Central Station...More

Thank George L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome day out. Our group consisted of pensioners,late 20s, late 30s and a just 2 yr old and we all had a brilliant time. We got there about 10.30 and stayed until 4. Could have stayed longer but we were all worn out. The dinosaur...More

Thank miss_anticipated
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So nearly didn’t visit due to negative reviews. Family of 4 aged 7,10,31 & 62. Six hours of pure unadulterated joy, laughter, learning & FUN, all for just £34. It doesn’t get better than this. The little one loved the dinosaurs & learning about archaeology...More

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with our 4 year old to see the dinosaur exhibition and had heard and read good things about it. Whilst we didn’t have to pay for the 4 year old it was priced over the top for adults once you got in and...More

Thank geordielass96
Sarah R, Communications Manager at Life Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We’re sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your recent visit. For younger children the planetarium and Little Bear is always a big hit, and we’re glad to hear you enjoyed it. Little...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it's good for the kids but not for adults ,i went they when i was in the city for a business visit .

Thank joydad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived near 11am specifically for the Dino exhibition. Family of four, two adults and two kids. We did the curiosity zone for a bit, then the chemistry show, then the dinosaurs, then popped out for lunch (didn’t fancy the offerings on site today). When...More

Thank Dr_Waugh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For the amount we paid to get into this place the kids got bored pretty quick as did the adults there isn’t a great deal to do once you have seen what’s on that’s pretty much it.More

Thank KerriLou91
Sarah R, Communications Manager at Life Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kerri, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I’m sorry to hear that you didn’t think there was much to do during your visit. Most visitors tell us they can easily spend a few hours here, or even a full day....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here in between Christmas and New year and really enjoyed it. It was a little expensive but my 8 year old thought it was great which I guess is all that matters. Lots of things to see and do. Spent about 3 hours in...More

Thank pragian
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kimberleydoyle123
17 March 2017|
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Response from AllainG817 | Reviewed this property |
We were there last week. Both of us in 50's a few other couples were there too. Yes it's mainly designed for kids but I really enjoyed it and found it interesting. GO !
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NikkiJ01
3 September 2016|
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Response from Ellen P | Reviewed this property |
15 months old might be a little young. I'd say primary school age is the youngest I'd take.
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