• Brand new Explorer:Space zone now open!

    You won't want to miss the UK's ultimate space adventure! We're running a programme of Destination Space live science shows and space-themed activities for the summer holiday to celebrate the arrival of this super immersive space experience.

    Plan your visit!

  • 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.

    Find out more

  • 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.

    Find out more

  • 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

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Today 23 July

Holiday Club with Bright Sparks

Holiday Club with Bright Sparks

Today 23 July

Summer Holiday Activities: Destination Space

Summer Holiday Activities: Destination Space

Today 23 July

Little Stars

Little Stars

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.

OPENING HOURS

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

TICKET PRICES

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

Savings are available for those advance booking online. Save 25% when booking online at least three days in advance or 10% the day before your visit. Discounts apply to General Admission only.

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.

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






Group Visits

Planetarium shows

Venue hire

Teacher resources

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