Group visits

The Science Centre is ideally suited to group visits, with a large on-site car park, a café, indoor/outdoor picnic tables, and a 176 seat planetarium with space for up to six wheelchair users. 

Youth group visits

Youth group visits

Kids love Winchester Science Centre!

Adult group visits

Adult group visits

A unique and exciting venue for adult groups

Special needs groups

Special needs groups

Accessible and a rewarding visits for all

Beavers, Cubs and Brownies

Beavers, Cubs and Brownies

Monthly badge evenings which include a specially tailored planetarium cinema show

Sleepover at the Science Centre

Sleepover at the Science Centre

Sleep among the exhibits for a memorable sleepover experience

Group saver rates

The group saver rates offer a 20% discount on General Entry when paying for 15 or more tickets. Groups can also book planetarium shows, see the What's On guide.

Special rates are available for adult groups visiting on weekday afternoons.

Group visits are available in term time only. For visits during school holiday periods, pre-book online using the Family Saver discount on General Entry.

Booking & enquiries: contact Anita, tel 01962 891942 (8am - 4pm) or email




£8.72 with special discount for all-adult weekday afternoon visits

Senior / Students


Child (age 3-16 yrs)


Standard planetarium show added to General Entry


Premium planetarium show added to General Entry


Special planetarium show added to General Entry



Visitors with disabilities pay standard group rates but may bring a carer/companion with them free of charge where this is required to enable access. This also includes Gateway Card holders. 

Special events

Group rates are also available for regular events including After DarkSaturday Night at the Planetarium and Space Lectures. 

Booking a group visit

To be eligible for group saver rates, there must be a minimum of 15 persons from a registered organisation (e.g Guiding, Scouting, Women's Institute or a holiday club). Large family groups should use the Family Saver discount on General Entry to save 10% when paying for three or more tickets. A further discount is available when advance booking online.

Venue hire including catering and other options is also available, for events ranging from weddings to parties to conferences.

Pre-booking is essential. The balance must be settled in a single payment (cash, cheque or credit card) on the day.

Coach drivers receive free entry into the exhibition. There is a large on-site car park at the Science Centre. Parking is subject to availability, please discuss your transport arrangements when booking.