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Life Science Centre

The International Centre for Life is a Science Village in the heart of Newcastle, offering children young people and adults the chance to explore and get stuck into Science! From a Planetarium to and Experiment Zone and even a 4d Motion Ride it is a great family day out.

Key info...

Our autism-friendly hours are 9.30am – 11.00am. You are welcome to stay until we close at 6.00pm if you wish but please note that our normal programme, lighting and sound levels will resume from 11.00am.

Helpful resources

Download the programme of activities for the session, our Visual Story and Sensory Map to go through before the day. These resources will also be available at reception when you arrive. 

Are you a carer?

Carers are granted free admission to Life Science Centre. If you're booking online, please add a free Carer ticket to your basket and bring some proof of entitlement such as a letter showing that you receive support, or a Companion card, a Children and Young People's Network Card, or similar. 

Please visit their website for further information.


Who to contact

Contact Name
Life Centre
0191 243 8210
LIFE Centre Website

Where to go

Centre For Life
Scotswood Road
Newcastle Upon Tyne

The Life Centre prides itself on being inclusive, the centre is wheelchair friendly and they provide free admission for carers. They have facilities for people with hearing impairments and visual impairments and if contacted can provide more information on how the day can be made enjoyable for anyone with additional needs.

Page last reviewed: 25/08/2020