Explore the greatest inventions through the ages and learn how they have transformed the world we live in today. Unleash your imagination as you discover super smart machines and glorious gadgets in an epic live science show. Encourage your little ones to think big with fun hands-on activities and challenges in the Invention Studio!
Weekend and Half Term Activities
In addition to the interactive hands-on exhibits, a themed live show and activities will be included in General Admission:
- Experience a fantastic live science show. 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. Get creative with some fun problem solving tasks and try your hand at building a hovercraft! You can also discover some of nature's own inventions, as you explore how plants and animals have inspired many everyday solutions.
- Inspirers will be roaming the exhibition floors with themed science busking. Witness some gravity-defying gyroscope tricks, the fascinating science behind octopus suckers and an incredible earthquake simulator table!
Make the most of your visit. See our Things To Do page to discover all there is to enjoy at Winchester Science Centre!
Complete your experience with a visit to our planetarium - 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.