Summer Holiday Activities: Magnificent Minibeasts!
Soak up a summer of nature-based activities throughout the Centre and surrounding outdoor spaces. Meet magnificent minibeasts from around the world and learn about the fascinating science of entomology. Pick up a free spotters trail to explore Magdalen Hill Down, the adjacent Butterfly Conservation reserve and enjoy views across the South Downs National Park.
Throughout the summer holidays there will be an extended programme live, presenter-led shows and 360o fulldome films. Planetarium shows will be available to book from mid-July.
10:40 - Little Stars (chatterbox)
11:20 - Astronaut (chatterbox)
12:10 - Planets (minimum age: 4yrs)
13:00 - Life of Trees (chatterbox)
13:50 - We are Aliens
14:40 - Planets (minimum age: 4yrs)
15:30 - Astronaut (chatterbox)
16:10 - Natural Selection
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.
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
Summer holiday activities (excluding planetarium shows) 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.
Winchester Science Centre looks forward to welcoming you for a visit this summer.