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Life Science Centre

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Great day for the kids!!

We spent 1/2 the day here having arrived late but could have easily spent the whole day. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
shirin2017
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Robots then and now could be a bit more interactive

Visit here quite often. Love the Brain section at the beginning with all the interactive bits and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
f1zzle
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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 weeks ago

Very disappointed. This is not aimed at adults. I didn't research the Life Science Centre and was under the misapprehension that it would include some interesting information about the scientific breakthroughs undertaken at the next door DNA research centre. Why did I think they were...More

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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. Whilst the Life Science Centre is part of the overall International Centre for Life, we are a visitor attraction primarily aimed at a family audience. We aim to provide a fun, interesting and educational day...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visit here quite often. Love the Brain section at the beginning with all the interactive bits and the lab where you can try out experiments. The planetarium shows are a must too. However, the visiting exhibitions can be hit and miss. It seemed for the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We expected a larger exhibition but it was still nice and interesting to children. Science Theatre about the digestion process (yeah, it was named "The journey of poo" or something like that) was the best. The planetarium was also interesting and educational.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is really good if your going to Newcastle for a day out. It has lots of things to do, buy and see. It is also very educational.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit, a bit of a tardis, better than if looked from the outside, was nearly put off by the £15 / adult price tag. Touring Robot exhibition was a bonus, the interactive nature of the Experiment Zone was really good, with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 1/2 the day here having arrived late but could have easily spent the whole day. Lots of hands on activities and shows were on. The robotics show was very interesting and the kids (8,11,12 years old) loved it. This is a great museum...More

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Laura W, Marketing Manager at Life Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for your kind words. I'm so glad to hear that you and your children enjoyed your visit. Hopefully you will be back to see us soon and be able to spend the whole day...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for the first time with my husband, 15 year old nephew and his grandfather as a day out in the school holidays to see the robot exhibition which was so disappointing. Although some good exhibits, they layout is terrible and nothing on Boston Dynamics....More

1  Thank sarahS991VP
Laura W, Marketing Manager at Life Science Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I'm sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your recent visit to the Life Science Centre. We aim to offer a fun and educational day out for visitors of all ages and therefore we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Life Science Centre is a combination of a Science Centre and a world class Research Centre. The Centre itself is very popular. It is always busy. There is an entrance fee. Once inside there is a fascinating selection of experiments it read about and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The family went the Life Science Center and loved it! The stayed all day and wanted to go back another day! Great place for the kids, my family is 6, 8 and 12.

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

Every time I go to the life centre there is always something new to see, and every time it is just fantastic. The robotics exhibition was particularly good and both the science show and planetarium were great as always. This visit we also ate in...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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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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