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Visiting Life this Easter holiday?

Visitors in Dino Jaws, at Life Science CentreWe anticipate the Science Centre will be busy during the Easter holidays, as it’s the LAST CHANCE to visit the Dino Jaws exhibition (closes 15 April 2018), so we’ve put together some useful info for visitors.

While we do everything we can to keep things moving, please be prepared to queue for certain activities and on arrival.… Read more

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Pre-school Day: Fossils

Old, worn, ammonite fossil on a rock, Lyme RegisWhat’s the oldest thing you’ve ever touched?

Maybe you didn’t realise what it was. The stones in buildings or pebbles on beaches can be millions of years old. In some types of rocks you find fossils, which are impressions of things that were alive long ago.

You can go fossil spotting yourself on the beach, in places like Seaton Sluice, near Whitley Bay.… Read more

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Do fish get thirsty?

How was your half-term break?

Here at Life, we had thousands of visitors from all over the country. Throughout the week, we were challenged with lots of great questions by curious visitors! Why is the sky blue? Are teeth the same as bones? Where are the toilets?

Here are two questions that left me completely stumped.… Read more

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Visiting Life this February half-term?

Child and woman in Life's Brain Zone, with the toilet water fountainWe are anticipating a busy February half-term, with lots of families visiting to see the Dino Jaws exhibition and to take part in Poo Week activities, so we’ve put together some useful info for anyone planning a visit.

While we do everything we can to keep things moving, please be prepared to queue for certain activities and on arrival.… Read more

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Visiting Life this October half-term?

We are anticipating a busy October half-term, with lots of families visiting the Dino Jaws exhibition, so we’ve put together some useful info for anyone planning a visit.

While we do everything we can to keep things moving, please be prepared to queue for certain activities and on arrival.

Before you arrive. Read more

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Visiting Life this summer?

Dino Jaws at Life Science Centre

We are anticipating a busy summer holiday, with lots of families visiting the Dino Jaws exhibition, so we’ve put together some useful info for anyone planning a visit.

While we do everything we can to keep things moving, please be prepared to queue for certain activities and on arrival.

Science Centre opening times
Monday – Saturday 10.00am – 6.00pm (recommended last entry 4.00pm)
Sunday 11.00am – 6.00pm (recommended last entry 4.00pm)
You can book tickets online, or buy them on the door.… Read more

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Visiting Life this Easter?

We’re expecting high visitor numbers during the Easter holiday, so we’ve put together some useful info for anyone planning a visit.

While we do everything we can to keep things moving, please be prepared to queue for certain activities and on arrival.

Science Centre opening times

Monday – Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm (recommended last entry 3:00pm)

Sunday 11:00am – 5:00pm (recommended last entry 3:00pm)

To beat the crowds, arrive early or stay late.Read more

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ANIMAL INSIDE OUT: Get under nature’s skin at Life

You’ll have the chance to see some of the world’s most spectacular creatures like never before in ANIMAL INSIDE OUT at Life. Want to find out more about the exhibition first? Read on…

ANIMAL INSIDE OUT at LifeWhat is the purpose of the exhibition?

The purpose of ANIMAL INSIDE OUT is to inspire a deeper appreciation and respect for the animal world.… Read more

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Visiting Life this summer?

ANIMAL INSIDE OUT at LifeWe’re expecting high visitor numbers this summer, as people come to see our current exhibition ANIMAL INSIDE OUT, so we’ve put together some useful info for anyone planning a visit.

While we do everything we can to keep things moving, please be prepared to queue for certain activities and at reception.… Read more

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Visiting Life this May half term? Saturday 28 May – Sunday 5 June 2016

WBP_Giraffe_002_pathWe’re expecting high visitor numbers this May half term, as people come to see our new exhibition ANIMAL INSIDE OUT, so we’ve put together some useful info for anyone planning a visit.

While we do everything we can to keep things moving, please be prepared to queue for certain activities and at reception.… Read more

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