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
Kids love Winchester Science Centre!
Adult group visits
A unique and exciting venue for adult groups
Special needs group activities
Accessible and a rewarding visits for all
Beavers, Cubs and Brownies
Monthly badge evenings which include a specially tailored planetarium cinema show
Sleepover at the Science Centre
Sleep among the exhibits for a memorable sleepover experience
Pre-booked groups enjoy a 20% discount for term-time visits. Additional savings are available for adult groups visiting on weekday afternoons. Planetarium hire & shows can also be added (see schedule here*). Groups enjoy free entry for coach drivers, and are welcomed on arrival to the Science Centre.
To access these special rates and benefits, groups must have at least 15 people, visit during term-time, and be arranged by an organisation. Large families and groups visiting during holiday periods should use the online Family Saver discount to access the best possible price.
Venue hire including catering and other options is also available, for events ranging from weddings to parties to conferences.
Booking & enquiries: contact us on 01962 863791 (8.30am - 5pm Monday - Friday) or email email@example.com
* Weekday planetarium hire for shows may not be scheduled until close to date, in which case groups may book on demand. Please ask for advice.
£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.
Group rates are also available for regular events such as Space Lectures.
Pre-booking is essential. The balance must be settled in a single payment (cash, cheque or credit card) on the day.
There is a large on-site car park at the Science Centre. Parking is subject to availability; please discuss your transport arrangements when booking. Coach drivers receive free entry into the exhibition.