• 100 hands-on science exhibits

    Two floors of interactive exhibits offer a fun and hands-on approach to science learning

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  • The Planetarium - 360° fulldome experience

    A programme of live presenter-led and pre-recorded shows can take you on an immersive journey from Earth to the edges of the known Universe or on space and science-themed adventures.

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  • Birthday Party Packages

    Add spark, science and stars to birthday party celebrations. Packages include unlimited access to the hands-on exhibition area and Invention Studio (at weekends), party food and drinks. Extras include science shows and planetarium screenings.

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What's on?

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Friday 15 December

Santa and the Elves Christmas Experience

Santa and the Elves Christmas Experience

Friday 15 December

Reindeer Round-up in Space

Reindeer Round-up in Space

Saturday 16 December

After Dark

After Dark

Visitor's info

The South of England's family-friendly hands-on, interactive, science and technology centre - and the largest standalone planetarium cinema in the UK! Events for families and adults. Open 7 days a week.


Weekends, Hampshire school holidays and bank holidays: 10am - 5pm
Monday to Friday: 10am - 4pm

Please note that the Science Centre will be closed Sunday 24 - Tuesday 26 December over the Christmas period. 


General entry ticket to the Science Centre:
£12 (adult) / £8.40 (child 3 - 15) / £9.60 (concessions)
Advance online bookings save 10% on general entry

Planetarium cinema per person (standard/premium rate):
£2.80/£3.80 if added to general entry, or £5/£7.50 alone.

Parking is free, however a £2 parking charge will come into effect in January 2018.
Find out more about Green Discount here.

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Where is WSC?

Winchester Science Centre
Telegraph Way, off Alresford Road
Winchester SO21 1HZ

Group Visits

Planetarium shows

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Teacher resources

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