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Life Science Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne

Categories: Science Museums, Museums
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3.4/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web
Described as a "science village," Life Science Centre offers a host of immersive educational exhibits and activities for all ages. Have an out-of-this-world experience at the planetarium with its 360 degree, dome ceiling. Enjoy a hyper-realistic thrill at the 4-D Motion Ride where your seat moves in time to the 3-D action on screen. Visit the science theater and take part in a live science show. As well as providing lots for families, the center hosts a variety of adults-only evenings "combining cocktails and science," such as lectures and workshops. Check their website to find out when these special events are taking place. Work out when and for how long to visit Life Science Centre and other Newcastle upon Tyne attractions using our handy Newcastle upon Tyne holiday planner.
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  • We had visited a few years ago when my little girl was younger and while enjoyable a lot of the exhibits weren't of interest to her. Now as a seven year old she was transfixed by the curiosity zone an...  read more »
  • We visited to see the animals bodies exhibition. The exhibition was interesting but like other reviewers, there was something missing - the back story, the life of the animals, how they died or how th...  read more »
  • Visited on a school day as two adults. Came primarily for the Animal Bodyworks exhibition and enjoyed it, but needed more information - where did the specimen come from - we wanted the back story and ...  read more »
  • THis place is amazing for kids and adults. Do not be put off by the entry fee and you will see several unique areas which you would pay alot more for. It will fill a good 4 - 6 hrs.
  • Pricey visitor attraction with a fixed display about the science of life plus touring exhibitions which change every couple of months. Watch out for events such as Maker Faire which make the combined ticket with admission feel more reasonable. We got bored after an hour or two - the venue is quite small compared to London attractions. There's a couple of food outlets but they where underwhelming when we visited in previous years. The gift shop has some quirky stuff, including cheaper 'pocket money' items.
  • Great place friendly staff very educational especially in the cafe young girl called Amy Philips very sweet and very helpful
  • Fantastic day great for kids planetarium was amazing animal inside out was creative and fascinating to see
  • Went with my 13 year old, we found plenty to keep us entertained for a full day. Personally I thought the entry price was reasonable and the food in the cafe was lovely and good value.
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