DIY Science

Discover awesome hands-on science that you can do at home. Experience a fantastic live show packed full of cool experiments and tips and tricks for DIY scientific exploration. Take a planetarium show and learn how to create your own story from the stars!


  • Experience a fantastic live science show. Witness some wacky demos, all of which can be recreated at home! Show times are: 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:30 and 15:30.
  • Get hands-on with fun activities and challenges in the Invention Studio. Think like a scientist and engineer as you build your very own ‘squishy’ electrical circuit.
  • Inspirers will be roaming the exhibition floors with themed science busking. Watch our Inspirers extract DNA using unlikely everyday items and discover an awesome visualization of sound waves and frequency using oobleck!

Make the most of your visit. See our Things To Do page to discover all there is to enjoy at Winchester Science Centre!

Planetarium Shows

Complete your experience with a visit to our planetarium. Take a Flight Through the Universe to discover what you can spot in the night sky using just your eyes. Savings are available for those who book General Admission and planetarium tickets in the same transaction. Click here for the full programme of live, presenter-led shows and 360° fulldome films!

How to Book

Book General Admission using the relevant online booking link below. Purchase tickets at least 3 days in advance and save 25% on admission! You will also have the option to reserve your free live science show, which we recommend doing to guarantee your place.






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