A weekend of maths fun at Winchester Science Centre delivered in partnership with the University of Southampton Department of Mathematical Sciences and Maths World UK. Maths games, puzzles and challenges for all!
Over the weekend, University of Southampton Department of Applied Mathematics, Maths World UK and our very own team of science inspirers will be delivering maths-themed activities, challenges and crafts throughout the Science Centre. Visitors can drop in to these special activities at no extra cost.
Activities to include a mini Cipher Challenge, "Digital Thinking", a collection of original counting machines, games and more! Further information about even more activities to be released soon.
Enjoy a programme of live, presenter-led shows and 360° fulldome films throughout the weekend. Schedule to be announce shortly.
Planetarium shows are ticketed and are not included in General Admission. Savings are available for those who book General Admission and Planetarium tickets in the same transaction and for annual pass holders.
*Chatterbox shows allow talking during the presentation, ideal for younger children and for those for whom listening quietly isn't possible. For all other shows we ask that the audience remain silent so that the show experience is at its best for all.
Movies in the Planetarium
This M4TH5 W33K3ND, on Saturday 3 March at 9am, we will be screening Hidden Figures (PG) in our planetarium. An inspiring real-life story about the talented African-American female mathematicians that worked for NASA during the space race. A great way to start your visit before entering the exhibition for a fully hands-on experience!
Schedule: 08:40 - Doors open, 08:50 - Film begins, 11:00 - Film ends (approx).
Tickets only £2 per person when purchased with General Admission. £5 per person standalone. Advance booking recommended.
The Hub Café
The onsite café stocks a range of hot and cold lunch and snacks including jacket potatoes, paninis, sandwiches, cakes, fruit and snacks and fresh coffee, speciality teas, cold drinks and ice creams.
Picnic tables are available indoors and in the outside picnic and play area. Seating in the café is reserved for those purchasing food and drink onsite.
How to book
M4TH5 W33K3ND activities (excluding planetarium shows and films) are free of charge for Annual Pass holders and included in General Admission tickets. Buy tickets online in advance and save 10%. Further savings available when you book three tickets or more.