Live science demo area photo showing a presenter looking at his outstretched hand which appears to be on fire
Interactive science exhibition photo showing two girls playing with a giant guitar
A smiling young girl hanging from part of the adventure playground outside
Planetarium photo showing the audience in the auditorium looking at the screen which is displaying  a starry night sky

What's included?

You get all this when you book your visit to the Science Centre:

  • Two floors of amazing hands-on interactive exhibits
  • Awesome science show in the Science Theatre
  • Science demos with extra wow in Science Live
  • Discovery all round in the Bio:Space indoor/outdoor nature zone

All tickets, including annual membership tickets, need to be booked online in advance. To make your visit extra special, why not get tickets to a Planetarium show and a free science show? Don't forget to book your shows when you buy your ticket to visit.

See what you can do on your visit

Annual Membership

Join the Curiosity Club! Enjoy a whole year of interactive discovery and fun days at Winchester Science Centre. Sign up for an annual membership to get free entry, discounts on your Planetarium tickets and lots of special extras and savings. Join us today!

Join the Curiosity Club now

Gift Vouchers

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


Take advantage of our early booking discount! By booking a week or more in advance, you can save 25% compared with booking on the day or the day before.

 Child tickets are for ages 3 to 16 years.

We would love it if you could Gift Aid your entry ticket. Gift Aid means the full price of your entry becomes a donation. It really helps boost our charity's income and means we can help schools and communities enjoy more activities. For every £1 you give, our charity will get £1.25 – that's a superboost!

As a thank you, for every Gift Aid ticket you buy, we'll give you a free £1.36 voucher to spend in the café or shop.

Thank you.

Our tickets give you flexibility when it comes to making your booking. Looking for ways to save on your visit to the Science Centre? Come direct to us.

Ways to save
  • Seven or more days in advance
    Adult / Child - £13.75 with gift aid
  • Adult / Child - £12.50 without gift aid
  • Two to six days in advance
    Adult / Child - £15 with gift aid
  • Adult / Child - £13.63 without gift aid
  • On the day or day before
    Adult / Child - £17.25 with gift aid
  • Adult / Child - £15.68 without gift aid
  • Child (2 years and under)
    Free available at any time
  • Carer, personal assistant or essential companion
    Free available at any time
  • Foster families (limited capacity)
    Free available at any time except for weekdays during February half term
  • Adult / child annual membership
  • Add a Planetarium show
    £4 Children under two years are free when they sit on an adult's lap
  • Parking
    £3 Purchase in advance with your admission tickets

Special Concessions

Foster Families

We’re pleased to offer free admission tickets for foster families. The number of free foster family tickets is limited. When you book, you'll need to book the free tickets for each member of your group. Please bring your foster carer card with you when you visit. Please note that these tickets are not available on weekdays during February half term.

Carers, personal assistants and essential companions

If you're a visitor with a disability and you need a carer, personal assistant or essential companion to help you with access during your visit, you can bring them free of charge when you buy a ticket. You will need to present ID when you arrive – we'll ask for just one of these:

  • A Gateway Card, Max Card, Yellow Card, Access card, Hynt Card or the CEA Card.
  • A Disability Living Allowance or Attendance Allowance award letter.
  • Personal Independence Payment letter.
  • A letter from GP or consultant confirming the need for a carer, personal assistant or essential companion.
  • War Disablement Pension or Armed Forces Independence Payment.
  • Blue Badge or a photocopy or scan of your Blue Badge.

If you need more than one carer, personal assistant or essential companion, or if you don't have any of these documents please talk to us and we can work with you individually.

Email our accessibility team
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Discover the science of bubbles in a brand new live show and grab a chocolate treat in an Easter hunt with a science twist!

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Science mayhem this May half term

Welcome to Mysteries and Mayhem – a world of weird science, curiosity and investigation! As well as all the usual Science Centre fun, there’ll be even more on offer to excite all ages - all included with admission!

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