• 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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  • Teen Screen, selected Saturdays at 5.20pm

    A series of epic adventures, action-packed sci-fi and serious comedy especially for teenagers and their families.

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  • Twilight Movies, selected Saturdays at 8pm

    A powerful line-up of Saturday night screenings for adults and teens telling the real life stories of brilliant people, standout moments in history and sci-fi fantasy.

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Today 17 August

Summer Holiday Activities: Magnificent Minibeasts!

Summer Holiday Activities: Magnificent Minibeasts!

Monday 11 September

Mini Professors at Winchester Science Centre

Mini Professors at Winchester Science Centre

Friday 29 September

Keys to The Universe: Holst's The Planets

Keys to The Universe: Holst's The Planets

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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 adults and families. Open 7 days a week.


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


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

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Where is WSC?

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

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