• 100 hands-on science exhibits

    Fascinating exhibits allowing free exploration of scientific ideas and concepts.

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  • Tim Peake

    Celebrating British Astronaut Tim Peake's launch and arrival at the International Space Station.

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  • 360° fulldome experience

    Relax back and fly through the Solar System or explore the human body in this world-class facility.

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  • Space Mission for Santa

    A live planetarium show with a Christmas twist especially designed with families in mind.

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  • Space Lectures

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

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  • After Dark*

    Enjoy the Science Centre and planetarium after the kids have gone home. Events 6pm - 10pm (*adults only).

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  • Saturday Night at the Planetarium

    New, extended, presenter-led shows each month and 360° fulldome films.

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  • Birthday parties

    Why not organise your next children's birthday party at the Science Centre?

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   Open every day of the year except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day

What's on?

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Tomorrow 26 November

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket (film, 30 min)

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket (film, 30 min)

Tomorrow 26 November

We are Aliens (film, 24 min)

We are Aliens (film, 24 min)

Friday 27 November

Back to the Moon: For Good (film, 24 min)

Back to the Moon: For Good (film, 24 min)

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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 & all Bank Holidays: 10am - 5pm


General entry ticket to the Science Centre:
£10 (adult) / £7 (child) / £8 (OAP/student)

Planetarium cinema per person (standard/premium daytime shows):
£2.20/£3.30 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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