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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!

Join us with an annual membership
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The perfect gift this Christmas

Give the gift of adventure with a Science Centre gift voucher. Vouchers can be spent on lots of things. Why not book a ticket to watch a Planetarium show? Buy a souvenir to remember a fantastic visit. Choose how much you'd like to give and we'll do the rest!

Give the gift of adventure
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Ready for an unforgettable family adventure this Christmas?

Step into an intergalactic wonderland this festive season. Join Santa in brand new live-action immersive family experience, Cosmic Christmas (limited tickets available). And find out if you’ve got what it takes to live and work in space with epic Space Station Science activities!

Find out what Christmas adventures are waiting