• 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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  • 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 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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What's on?

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Saturday 17 November

Lightning, Blizzards & Fire Tornadoes

Lightning, Blizzards & Fire Tornadoes

Friday 07 December

Storytime with Santa

Storytime with Santa

Saturday 01 December

Santa and the Elves Christmas Experience

Santa and the Elves Christmas Experience

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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