Boy in Space Suit at Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

Telegraph Way
Morn Hill
Winchester
Hampshire
SO21 1HZ

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Tel: 01962 863791

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
DayTimes
Monday - FridayClosed
Saturday - Sunday09:20 - 17:00

* Open weekends and school holidays from 9:20am to 5pm

Closed Weekdays during term time - Open for school groups only

Closed between 24th to 27th December.

Map & Directions

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Road Directions

From North – M3 Jct 9 follow A272 onto A31. Follow tourism signs.
From South – M3 Jct 10 follow A31 for 2 miles. Follow signs.
From East – A31 or A272. Percy Hobbs roundabout. Follow tourism signs.

Public Transport Directions

Stagecoach Bus 64 stops just outside the short road (Telegraph Way) leading up to the Science Centre.

Events

Saturday, 2nd December 2023 - Tuesday, 2nd January 2024

Science Dino-mite at Winchester Science Centre & PlanetariumScience Dino-mite at Winchester Science Centre & PlanetariumEnjoy the sights, sounds and science of Christmas past - way past - with the return of Science Dino-mite! Our Dino Rangers have sprinkled prehistoric cheer ready for a Jurassic adventure this festive season. As well as all the usual Science Centre fun, there'll be even more on offer to excite all…
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Tuesday, 12th December 2023 - Tuesday, 12th December 2023

Night Sky Live at Winchester Science Centre & PlanetariumNight Sky Live at Winchester Science Centre & PlanetariumAre you ready for a family astro adventure? Head outside with us and discover the stars and planets of the night sky, live!
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Saturday, 16th December 2023 - Saturday, 23rd December 2023

Cosmic Christmas at Winchester Science CentreCosmic Christmas at Winchester Science CentreSanta is back in the Planetarium for Cosmic Christmas! Blast off on a live-action immersive festive space adventure for the whole family before meeting the man himself and getting a special Christmas gift.
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Thursday, 11th January 2024 - Thursday, 11th January 2024

Night Sky Live at Winchester Science Centre & PlanetariumNight Sky Live at Winchester Science Centre & PlanetariumAre you ready for a family astro adventure? Head outside with us and discover the stars and planets of the night sky, live!
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Thursday, 8th February 2024 - Thursday, 8th February 2024

Night Sky Live at Winchester Science Centre & PlanetariumNight Sky Live at Winchester Science Centre & PlanetariumAre you ready for a family astro adventure? Head outside with us and discover the stars and planets of the night sky, live!
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Tuesday, 5th March 2024 - Tuesday, 5th March 2024

Night Sky Live at Winchester Science Centre & PlanetariumNight Sky Live at Winchester Science Centre & PlanetariumAre you ready for a family astro adventure? Head outside with us and discover the stars and planets of the night sky, live!
more info

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
With Gift Aid£15.00 per ticket

Under 3s go free. Foster families go free when presenting a foster carer card. Every disabled guest is entitled to be accompanied by a carer who will receive free entry on showing proof of disability. Planetarium shows are £4.00 when added to General Admission.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible Lift
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet - Changing Places Toilet
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Induction Loop System
  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Catering

  • Cafe
  • Catering for groups
  • Catering Provided
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Picnic area
  • Refreshments Available
  • Undercover picnic area
  • Vegetarians catered for

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Children’s packs
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Highchair(s) available

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Conference facilities
  • Gift shop
  • Groups welcome
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Lift
  • Meeting rooms
  • Open all year round
  • Open New Year
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Team / Corporate Activities

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • Off-road parking
  • On Site Car Parking
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted
  • Min group size
  • Special group rates

Provider Preferences

  • Countryside Setting
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No smoking
  • No Smoking Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Cyclists welcome
  • Educational Groups
  • Family Fun
  • Information Point
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

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    Recent Reviews:

    • cliffy82
      Petersfield, United Kingdom
      Okay for very young kids
      2 of 5 stars
      Friday, 27th October 2023
      £60 for a family ticket, and 90% of the food on offer is vegan. £25 for sandwiches for a family of four. I suppose the experience would have been okay if we had very young children, as most of it is... Read full review
    • UncleIvy
      Halesowen, United Kingdom
      Dark Side of the Moon
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 30th October 2023
      we came to listen to the 50th anniversary Dark side of the moon experience with the amazing planetarium filming. Very comfy seats which was fab. A seriously lacking in anything much to eat or drink... Read full review
    • sumsUk
      Worthing, United Kingdom
      Ignore the negative reviews!
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 19th November 2023
      Don't get the negative reviews, this place is great and the staff all make an amazing effort for a fun day out! There's lots going on, it's really interactive with fun live science displays. It is... Read full review

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