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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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Enjoy a whole year of fun

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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Explode into 2022

We're heading back to 2002! Celebrate 20 years of wow at the Science Centre with some of our best shows and demos. First up Science Chefs - the explosive world of chemical reactions in food. 

Explore what explosive winter fun is in store
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Ready for some spring adventures?

Our 20 years of science wow celebrations continue this March. New free Planet Protectors science show. Two spectacular Planetarium shows. Nature activities. Hands on interactive exhibits. And more!

Find out what spring adventures are waiting