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Life Science Centre,
Times Square,
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 4EP

Keeping you informed about the pandemic

We've rounded up the best resources to keep you informed about the pandemic and what you can do to help to keep yourself and others safe.
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Function hire

Meetings and Events

Most of our spaces have been transformed into the NHS vaccination centre, but we do have three meeting rooms available for bookings when restrictions allow. We are also taking advance bookings for larger events in 2022 and beyond.

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Times Square hire

The great outdoors

One of the largest and most versatile outdoor spaces available for hire in Newcastle city centre. Times Square can accommodate your own temporary structure, canopy or marquee, making it the perfect location for a range of events, exhibitions and product launches.

School visits

We’re currently redeveloping our programme for schools and cannot wait to welcome schools groups back to our science centre soon.

Be the first to hear about our exciting plans by joining our mailing list and access our free online resources to educate and inspire your students.

Did you know that Life is a charity?

Welcoming about 300,000 visitors a year, our purpose is to help people of all ages, from all communities, explore science and to discover its relevance to their own lives and to inspire the next generation of STEM professionals. This purpose has never been more crucial than it is today. 

COVID-19 has had a massive impact on us. Please support us so that we can continue to make a difference.

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 Buy Science Centre tickets

Due to the government imposed lockdown, Life Science Centre is currently closed. Choose a date

Our standard ticket price includes a donation of at least 10%. As a charity we rely on the support of our visitors more than ever in these challenging times.


If you are happy to pay this donation and say ‘yes to Gift Aid’ when prompted, we can claim money from the UK government’s Gift Aid scheme.


If you would prefer not to, please opt to ‘buy tickets without donation’ below.


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