After listening to visitor feedback, we've decided to open on Saturday 10 July, when we hope further lockdown restrictions have eased, making it possible for visitors to enjoy much more of the full experience of a visit to Life.

The team is getting ready to welcome you back and promise you a great experience when you visit. Subscribe to our e-news to be the first to hear more about our reopening plans, including when tickets will be available to book.

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Life Science Centre FAQs

Below are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about our reopening plans.

Our intention is to open on Saturday 10 July, although this may be subject to change in line with government restrictions. Visits will need to be booked in advance online or over the phone. Further information on visiting, including on Covid guidelines and upcoming exhibitions will be made available before tickets go on sale. 
The general public will be able to book tickets to visit Life from Tuesday 15 June. Members with an annual ticket will be able to book from Monday 14 June. Further information on visiting, including on covid guidelines and exhibitions will be made available before tickets go on sale. 
If you have an annual membership to Life, you will still need to book a time slot to visit. Members can book tickets from Monday 14 June. Members will not lose out during this lockdown closure, with the renewal date of all memberships automatically extended to cover the days that Life is closed. Members will be able to renew their annual membership during their visit.
The safety and comfort of our visitors and team is our top priority and we will continue to keep any safety measures in place that adhere to the latest government guidelines. Further information will be made available before tickets go on sale.

If you have any further queries, please email

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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.

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