• 100 hands-on science exhibits

    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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  • Space Lectures

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

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  • Under the Sea exhibition

    Developed in collaboration with the National Oceanography Centre, the exhibition features biodiversity, food chains, adaptations and a retired ROV!

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  • Back to the Moon: For Good

    Discover the competition that has inspired international teams to build spacecraft to try and win a share of Google's $40 million prize fund.

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  • Saturday Night at the Planetarium

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

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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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Tomorrow 23 December

Seasonal Additional Activities

Seasonal Additional Activities

Tomorrow 23 December

Back to the Moon: For Good

Back to the Moon: For Good

Tomorrow 23 December

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

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Visitor's info

The South of England's hands-on, interactive, science and technology centre - and the largest capacity digital planetarium in the UK!

A great family day out and the ideal school visit destination near Winchester, Hampshire.

Winchester Science Centre is open 7 days a week.


Monday to Friday: 10am - 4pm
Weekends & bank holidays: 10am - 5pm

Christmas opening hours:
  22 & 23 December: 10am - 5pm
  24, 25 & 26 December: closed
  27 December to 4 January: 10am - 5pm

31 January 2015: 10am - 4pm (closing early to set up Beginners Stargazing Night)


Science Centre: £10 (adult) / £7 (child)
Planetarium only: £5

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Where is WSC?

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

What's on

Planetarium shows

Venue hire

Teacher resources

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