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Life Science Centre

Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4EP, England
44-191-243-8200
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Type: Science Museums
Owner description: For a great day out in Newcastle upon Tyne, look no further than the Life Science Centre with exhibitions, events, theatre shows and the biggest... more » Owner description: For a great day out in Newcastle upon Tyne, look no further than the Life Science Centre with exhibitions, events, theatre shows and the biggest planetarium in the North of England! We’re an award-winning Science Centre full of exciting exhibitions, activities and events for all ages. Our programme changes regularly so there’s always a new reason to visit. And remember - everything is included in the price of admission.Life is an educational charity; we do not receive public funding. All money raised from ticket prices helps us achieve our charitable objectives - to get people of all ages switched on to science and to raise standards in science education. We couldn't do this without your support, so THANK YOU. « less
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

We came to the Life centre especially for the Body World's Vital exhibition and were not disappointed. What an amazing display not to be missed. It was wonderful to see the complexity of the human body illustrated in this way. before I went I thought it might be gruesome, but not at all. It was quite beautiful. On another note... More

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Middlesbrough, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

BODY WORLDS Vital. An amazing exhibition of real human bodies preserved through plastination absolutely amazing. Lots of other interesting items to read and learn through interaction also the Back to the Moon in the planetarium was fabulous and the Move it demonstration with Richard in the Science theatre was really good even though it is probably aimed at a younger... More

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Newcastle
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I visited the centre at the beginning of September with a friend and our children. The exhibitions were all fantastic but the staff were rude, miserable, and spoiled the whole experience. I saw at least 5 staff and not a smile or cheerful greeting from a single one of them....

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LifeScienceCentre, Manager at Life Science Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We’re happy to hear that you enjoyed our exhibitions. We pride ourselves on our friendly, helpful staff therefore we’d really appreciate it if you could get in touch, and let us know a few more details, for example, what date you visited on. Thank you. Email info@life.org.uk More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

worth going great fun and very interesting especially when the weather outside is bad. bit expensive

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Having heard about the exhibits at Life Science Centre, we decided to see for ourselves. And what a brilliant day out it was. The entrance welcomes you from the start, with friendly knowledgable staff on hand to guide and direct you (it is well signed, but we do like that human touch) The interactive exhibits there are mesmerising and behold... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I've only been on a pre-school day with my toddlers as it's much more affordable. We could easily spend all day there as there's so much for them to play with.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Attended pre-school day at the Centre for Life with my son today who is 14 months old. We both thoroughly enjoyed the day. It was packed full of events for young explorers. Everything from learning about mini beasts to singing and dancing at the Piccolo music workshop. There was a great variety of educational and fun activities that kept my... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I have been going to the museum since I was young, and it would change it's theme every time I went which. This is beneficial for those who find it dull just returning to one museum over and over again and seeing the same things on display, it provides a change of scenery and even opens up the opportunity to... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

It was an unplanned visit with the family. Spur of the moment decision. Staff were very welcoming, helpful and friendly. The whole place was clean and tidy and it was easy to find each part. An extremely good exhibition with Body Worlds and one I would visit again. I can't fault the whole experience and would thoroughly recommend it

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Visited the BODY WORLD vital on Saturday and it was FAB!! A total MUST SEE! Really enjoyed the Planetarium and the 4D ride round the AMAZON... Total BONUS!!

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