• 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

  • Birthday Party Packages

    Add spark, science and stars to birthday party celebrations. Packages include unlimited access to the hands-on exhibition area and Invention Studio (at weekends), party food and drinks. Extras include science shows and planetarium screenings.

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  • Summer Half Term Holiday Club with Bright Sparks

    A holiday club for children age 5 - 9 years old, with an exciting daily programme of science-themed activities utilising the Centre, its surrounding green spaces and workshop rooms.

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What's on?

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Wednesday 09 May

Space Lectures

Space Lectures

Saturday 12 May



Today 26 April

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Visitor's info

The South of England's family-friendly hands-on, interactive, science and technology centre - and the largest standalone planetarium cinema in the UK! Events for families and adults. Open 7 days a week.


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


General entry ticket to the Science Centre:
£12 (adult) / £8.40 (child 3 - 15) / £9.60 (concessions)
Advance online bookings save 10% on general entry

Planetarium cinema per person (standard/premium rate):
£3.50 with general admission and £6.60 standalone.

Parking is free, however a £2 parking charge will come into effect soon.

Traveling 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

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