• Radical Reactions with Jon Chase, 29 April - 1 May

    An explosive and lively show about the fundamentals of chemistry with bangs, fizzes and radical reactions this bank holiday weekend

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  • Summer Half Term: High Voltage! 26 May - 5 June

    Sparking curiosity with super-charged live science shows and electrifying demonstrations

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  • Space Lecture: Juno mission to Jupiter, 26 April

    Monthly lectures for adults, followed by short planetarium shows. Lectures at 4.30pm and 6.30pm.

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  • 100 hands-on science exhibits

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

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  • Invention Studio - new for 2017

    Take part in challenges related to programming, aerodynamics and engineering. Have a go at designing, constructing, testing and refining your own inventions with the help from Winchester Science Centre’s Master Inventors.

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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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Today 26 April

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Today 26 April

Space Lectures

Space Lectures

Tomorrow 27 April

The Life of Trees

The Life of Trees

Visitor's info

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


Monday to Friday: 10am - 4pm
Weekends & Bank Holidays: 10am - 5pm
Easter School Holidays (7-24 April inclusive): 10am - 5pm 


General entry ticket to the Science Centre:
£12 (adult) / £8.40 (child) / £9.60 (concessions)

Book online to save 10% off general entry

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

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Where is WSC?

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

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