Overview

Winchester Science Centre is an educational charity supporting learning in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). The Science Centre site welcomes primary and secondary school groups, nurseries and home educators for self-led exploration and staff-led activities including workshops and shows. Outreach activities including a mobile planetarium are delivered in schools across the region, with schools also supported by the free STEM Ambassador programme. Find Scouting Group activities here.

Planning a visit

Planning a visit

Information including prices and how to book.

Pre-visit Resources

Pre-visit Resources

School and visitor resource material for before you visit.

100 hands-on exhibits

100 hands-on exhibits

Learn through hands-on exploration.

Planetarium for schools

Planetarium for schools

The Science Centre’s giant dome houses the largest stand-alone planetarium in the UK.

The Invention Studio

The Invention Studio

A space dedicated to the tinkerer in all of us, a place to explore, create, construct and be challenged.

Workshops & Science Shows

Workshops & Science Shows

Curriculum-linked workshops and shows, available as part of a visit, or as outreach.

Mobile planetarium for schools

Mobile planetarium for schools

Bring the magical planetarium experience into your school hall.

Home Educators

Home Educators

Planning a visit for home educators.

STEM Ambassadors

STEM Ambassadors

Free STEM volunteers available to support your school.