The Centre for Life is an award-winning science centre where imaginative exhibitions, interactive displays and special events promote greater understanding of science and provoke curiosity in the world around us. All exhibitions and activities are included in the price of admission.
It features a permanent exhibition that tells the story of Human Life through three major themes; Our Origins, which looks at human evolution, Our World, which looks at how we cope with extreme environments today, and Our Future, which investigates the scientific challenges and opportunities before us.
Life is home to the biggest planetarium in the North- sit back and prepare for a stunning visual journey. Using state-of-the-art technology to project images onto a 360° domed ceiling, The planetarium is a totally immersive, breathtaking experience.
In the Life Theatre take part in a live science show presented by one Life’s vibrant science explainers. Plus, enjoy the thrills and spills of a state-of-the-art motion simulator (height restrictions apply.)
From November- February, Life hosts an outdoor ice rink in Times Square.
Open all year
Adult: £8.25, Child (2-17 years): £6.45,Concession: £7.25,Family: £24.10
Nearest station is Newcastle Central Station. Turn left at the station and you will see the Centre straight ahead. From all buses into Newcastle City Centre, head towards Central Station. Life Centre is a 2 minute walk from the station.