Discover 100+ hands-on exhibits and interactive planetariums shows at Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium – an under-cover, all-weather visitor attraction, great for family days out and adult-only evening events. With over 100 hands-on exhibits, you will discover many different aspects of science and technology.
Feeling energetic? Challenge your friends in the Science of Sport zone! Who can run the fastest? Jump the highest? Has the fastest reactions? Learn about the science behind your favourite sports and how your body works!
Want to know what happens to your food after it’s swallowed? Visit the Colon Café to discover how your diet affects tiny bacteria in your gut, your poo and even your gas production! Or warp your perceptions with the #LittleBigRoom and the Beuchet chair, both underpinned by cutting edge University of Southampton research into psychology and how we look at the world.
The Science Centre also has the UK’s largest capacity planetarium, offering a state-of-the-art digital experience with images projected around a 360° domed screen. Check the website for current shows and screening times.
School holiday activity programme: themed live shows, demonstrations and workshops, plus presenter-led planetarium shows. Check the website for more details.
Monday to Friday: 10am - 4pm
Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays: 10am - 5pm
Friday 16 September & Thursday 17 November: closed for training/events
Hampshire school holiday periods
Wednesday 20 July to Sunday 4 September: 10am - 5pm every day
Other holidays: open every day (excl. 24-26 December), extended hours to be announced
Including Gift Aid - £12.00
Standard admission - £10.91
Including Gift Aid - £8.40
Standard admission - £7.64
Under 3 years
Including Gift Aid - £9.60
Standard admission - £8.73