• Summer of Sound

    Come and explore the nature of Sound and the new, outdoor Science Festival area, from Wednesday 20 July to Sunday 4 September 2016.

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  • 100 hands-on science exhibits

    Explore fascinating exhibits allowing free exploration of scientific ideas and concepts.

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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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  • Polaris, the Space Submarine

    Join Vladimir the Polar Bear and new friend James on a space adventure to discover the mystery of the polar night.

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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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  • We Are Stars

    Discover a journey through time and space and find out where we came from...

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  • Birthday Parties

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

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Today 29 August

Summer of Sound

Summer of Sound

Today 29 August

Polaris, the space submarine

Polaris, the space submarine

Today 29 August

Twinkle Twinkle

Twinkle Twinkle

Science Centre and Planetarium closed 5-12 September for scheduled maintenance. Opening hours   

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

Wednesday 20 July to Sunday 4 September: 10am - 5pm every day
Monday 5 September to Monday 12 September: closed


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

Online booking discount available on general entry

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


The Science Centre is currently making some exciting improvements to the café. From 29th August through to early October, a pop up café will be available downstairs. 

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Where is WSC?

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

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