Venue Hire


We’re thrilled to be welcoming back guests with a brand new visitor experience. As our Charity recovers from the impact of Covid-19, we are focusing our attention of our weekend and holiday experience, putting our evening events, venue hire, mobile planetarium experience and group visits on hold until January 2021. If you would like to enquire about a group visit or booking for 2021, please get in touch.


Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium offers a unique evening venue for corporate events, parties and private hire. The venue is typically available after 4.30pm, Monday - Friday or 5.30pm Saturday and Sunday.

Venue hire options

  • The hands-on exhibition areas (two-floors) for up to 1,400 people. From £650+VAT
  • The Planetarium (seats up to 176) and access to the upper exhibition floor. From £550+VAT

To add a Planetarium Show to your booking:

£200 + VAT for a fulldome planetarium cinema film screening (up to 33 minutes)

£250 + VAT for a live, presenter-led show (up to 40 minutes) or films over 33 minutes long.

Longer live shows or bespoke options are available with prices to be negotiated. 

Catering: A variety of catering options are available.

Cancellation: A cancellation fee of 50% will be charged if bookings are cancelled with 61-80 days notice. 100% fee if cancelled with less that 60 days notice.


Winchester Science Centre's unique, award-winning building is located 2 miles from the centre of Winchester with spectacular panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. The M3 is within easy reach and there is free car-parking on-site for 180 cars.

Viewings can be arranged during regular opening hours or at other times by arrangement.

For all enquiries please contact