Weekend Science Theme: The Science of Sci-Fi

Winchester Science Centre will be delivering Science of Science Fiction live shows exploring the science behind the fiction and answering some of your questions!

Weekend Activities

  • Are hover boards possible? How could you make a light saber? Could aliens move things with their minds? We'll be exploring classic sci-fi phenomena from the likes of Star Wars, Back to the Future and Star Trek in our live Science of Science Fiction shows taking place at 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, & 14:00
  • Program robots and even make your own slime in the Invention Studio
  • Look out for one of our Inspirers roaming the exhibition floor with real space rock samples for you to examine
  • Space industry leaders Airbus will be showcasing their exciting cutting edge technology and offering a VR game for older children (12yrs+) which will take them to the International Space Station!
  • Fancy dress competition – all those in fancy dress will be entered into a prize draw to win a family ticket to the Centre!

For further information about everything we offer here, visit our Plan Your Visit page.

Film Screenings

       Sat 13 October - WALL-E (U)                                                                         Sun 14 October - Men in Black (PG)

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Planetarium Shows

Make your visit extra special 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. Book 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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