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Life Science Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Great location

I attended at conference at the Life Science Centre, which looks a fab place! The conference... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
simonrstones
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Worth a look

Visited while on a day trip, the children loved the science lab part which they could do an... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stuandkerry33
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Langholm, United Kingdom
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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...more
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| Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4EP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited today with our 3 year old, having heard its great for kids. Luckily she got in free as under 4, but £11 per adult is overpriced. There is little to do inside as lots of sections were actually broken, do what was open...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Laura W, Marketing Manager at Life Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I'm sorry to hear you were disappointed with your recent visit to Life Science Centre. We are currently making some exciting changes to the Centre and as such some areas are currently closed. However, our...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited while on a day trip, the children loved the science lab part which they could do an experiment, a few other bits to see but found it quite expensive for what you got for your moneyMore

Date of experience: March 2019
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Laura W, Marketing Manager at Life Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I'm glad to hear that your children enjoyed their recent visit to Life Science Centre. As a charity, our admission fee is a vital income stream which ensures we can continue to offer educational science...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

no way is it worth the money, there were plenty of things to do, it was a rainy day and school holidays so they were ques to get in, inside it was rammed full, a few things were not working not happy after paying £60+....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended at conference at the Life Science Centre, which looks a fab place! The conference facilities were great. The Museum of the Moon attraction was absolutely amazing as well!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank simonrstones
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited during February half term, so the centre was very busy. This meant queueing for everything. The children enjoyed the fire and ice show. The experiment centre was popular, but the length of the queues meant the children could only do one experiment and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

went newcastle september 2018 and the life science center was probabley the best place i went while i was down there took me about 2-3 hours to see everything and all in all was a really nice trip

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CameronWhittle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our young children here yesterday and although the youngsters were free we paid £20 to get in. There was very little for them to do and the attendants were not engaging or interested. Having gone with schools in the past I was expecting...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Maxine P
Laura W, Marketing Manager at Life Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your recent visit. Our Young Explorers Zone is intentionally unstructured to allow children to explore and experiment. We also try and encourage creative play through...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I used to come to the science centre when I was younger with my parents and spend hours wandering and looking. I decided to go back with my partner as he had come to Newcastle to visit and it was such a disappointment and waste...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small and not much for older folk. Planetarium of the moon only was reasonable. 4D ride was pedestrian, but do not think it would tell children much. Some of the "involvement" bits about the brain were not bad. Lot of primary school pupils there. Would...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not one to usually leave a review, however in this case I felt it necessary. We arrived at the life centre full of anticipation and excitement to see the moon, and alien exhibition. The moon, in fairness looks stunning. After the initial walk around it,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Laura W, Marketing Manager at Life Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your recent visit to Life Science Centre. We are currently making some exciting changes to the Centre and as such our exhibition offer is slightly smaller than usual. However, we have increased the number of our...More

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Mildred G
8 August 2018|
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Response from Laura W | Property representative |
Hi Mildred, We do offer a discount for OAPs. The current day ticket price for OAPs is £11.00. (Standard adult admission is currently £15.00.) Kind regards, Laura
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StanleyUKGrumpy
24 February 2018|
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Response from L1954YPjenm | Reviewed this property |
Probably better/quieter on a Saturday, as your nearest Car Park is Times Square which is used by workers through the week. If you're going to Life centre, try to go on the 4d cinema ride, its great!
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