• Visiting us in December?

    Find out more about our Christmas offer and special events, including the ultimate Santa and the Elves Christmas Experience, to help plan your visit!

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  • Help make science accessible to all

    Please help Winchester Science Centre raise £30,000 to install a much-needed Changing Places toilet. This facility enables children like Finn and his family to enjoy the day out that many of us take for granted.

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  • Book NOW for Santa and the Elves Christmas Experience!

    Treat your family to the ultimate Christmas experience with a difference. Sessions are selling quickly so book your place now!

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  • Book NOW for Storytime with Santa!

    A fun and relaxed Christmas experience for under 5's and their families, including Little Stars planetarium show followed by a magical storytime and science experience with Santa. Limited places available so book now!

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  • The Planetarium - 360° fulldome experience

    A programme of live presenter-led and pre-recorded shows can take you on an immersive journey from Earth to the edges of the known Universe or on space and science-themed adventures.

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Book online at least three days in advance to save 25% on admission. Book now!   

What's on?

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Today 16 December

Santa and the Elves Christmas Experience

Santa and the Elves Christmas Experience

Thursday 20 December

Kids' Christmas Cinema: Elf (PG)

Kids' Christmas Cinema: Elf (PG)

Today 16 December

Polaris, the space submarine

Polaris, the space submarine

Visitor's info


An exciting family destination, Winchester Science Centre is the South of England's interactive science and technology centre with the largest standalone planetarium in the UK. Open 7 days a week, we provide exciting, hands-on science experiences to spark curiosity and inspire the next generation of great scientists!

With two floors of fascinating, interactive science exhibits, stunning South Downs National Park surroundings and a vibrant events programme, the Science Centre makes for a brilliant action-packed family day out whatever the weather! 

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Where is WSC?


Winchester Science Centre, Telegraph Way, off Alresford Road, Winchester, SO21 1HZ






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Planetarium shows

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