27th November to 16th January

Enjoy the sights, sounds and science of Christmas past...way past.

Our Dino Rangers have sprinkled prehistoric cheer ready for a Jurassic adventure. Blast off on a Planetarium space adventure. Enjoy the roar-some Science Dino-mite show filled with dino facts, t-riffic experiments and special appearance by Santa (4th to 23rd December).

Be a mini-paleontologist – hunt for buried bones in the dino dig. Hold dinosaur teeth and claws in the mini fossil festival. Meet special guests, experts and real-life palaeontologists. There's so much to see and do!

The Science Centre is open every weekend and throughout the school holidays excluding 24th to 27th December. 

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Lit up and decorated Christmas tree in the Science Centre
Lit up and decorated Christmas tree in the Science Centre

Around the Science Centre

You'll enjoy an explosive free science show and spectacular Planetarium shows – and there's even more! Don't miss out on all this right on the exhibition floor:

  • A dino dig
  • A mini fossil festival
  • Meet the dinosaur experts
  • Massive immersive exhibits, including a 10-metre long playable guitar
  • Out-of-this-world hands-on exhibits in Explorer:Space
  • Epic live demos in Science Live
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Two young children uncovering hidden bones in the dino dig by brushing the sand away
A female presenter showing children a fossil

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