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Venue Hire

Winchester Science Centre is the ultimate place for corporate events, special parties, private hire and more. The Planetarium can seat 176 people and our interactive exhibition floors hold up to 1,400 guests. Want to get back to nature?  Bio:Space's indoor/outdoor area has awesome views over the South Down's National Park and so much to discover. Let's make your event amazing.

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Kids had an amazing time. Thank you so much for making it a great experience. Will definitely visit again.

Kerry, Facebook
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This is an undiscovered gem. Top place. Really interactive and well thought out.

Chris, Google
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The staff are so approachable, friendly and true performers, making it all fun and understandable for the kids.

Becky, Facebook

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Join the Curiosity Club

Spend the next 12 months making new discoveries with an annual membership. Get free entry, discounted tickets to The Planetarium and lots of special extras!

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Explosive fun in 2023

Daytimes will be fun-filled with six brand-new seasonal events, one for every school holiday. Experience all the thrills of the Science Centre’s awesome hands-on exhibits, live shows and demos plus extra activities - all included in your admission!

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Warm up this winter!

Melt away the winter chills with some explosive action at Zero Degrees! As well as all the usual Science Centre fun, there’ll be even more on offer to excite all ages, inlcuding a free sneak peek inside the Planetarium. From 28th January to 20th February, inlcuding February half term.

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