• Fireworks and Fairgrounds this October Half Term

    Dive into the fantastic world of fireworks with an explosive live science show and lots of fun activities this half term!

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  • You Are Here!

    An exciting new live action planetarium show coming to Winchester Science Centre this October half term! Join the hosts of Wow Tours on an out-of-this-world adventure as they attempt to put everything in its place – in our Solar System, the Universe and beyond...

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  • Santa and the Elves Christmas Experience on sale NOW!

    Santa and the elves are back and this time they’re joined by Jack and the beanstalk!

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  • Storytime with Santa on sale NOW!

    A special event for pre-schoolers and their families. Join Santa and Magnificent, Santa’s Master Elf, for a Christmas story read by Santa and a live science demonstration by Magnificent.

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  • The Ultimate STEM School Trip - New for 2018/19

    A new all-inclusive experience designed to spark curiosity in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Up to 60% subsidy for eligible schools. Booking now for 2018/19.

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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.

    See the current shows

Book online at least 3 days in advance and save 25% on admission! Book now   

Please note we are currently experiencing a high volume of school bookings and our team is responding to queries in the order we receive them. We appreciate your patience at this busy time.

What's on?

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Tomorrow 19 October

October Half Term: Fireworks & Fairgrounds!

October Half Term: Fireworks & Fairgrounds!

Friday 26 October

The Greatest Showman Sing-a-Long (PG)

The Greatest Showman Sing-a-Long (PG)

Wednesday 24 October

You Are Here!

You Are Here!

Visitor's info

The South of England's family-friendly hands-on, interactive, science activities and technology centre - and the largest standalone planetarium cinema in the UK! A science tourist attraction & museum for kids. Events and things to do for families and adults. Open 7 days a week.


Weekends, Hampshire school holidays and Bank Holidays: 10am - 5pm
Monday to Friday: 10am - 4pm


General Admission ticket to the Science Centre:
£10 (without Gift Aid) or £11 (with Gift Aid)

Planetarium cinema per person:
£3.50 with General Admission and £6.60 standalone

A parking charge of £2 applies 7 days a week from 08:00 - 17:00 and our parking meters accept both cash and card payments.

Travelling by public transport? Find out more about Green Discount here.

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Where is WSC?

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

Plan your visit

Planetarium shows

School Visits

Venue hire

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