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Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

Telegraph Way
Morn Hill
Winchester
Hampshire
SO21 1HZ

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Opening Times

Term Time (1 Jan 2020 - 22 July 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:00*
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
School Holidays (23 July 2020 - 1 Sept 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
School Holidays (2 Sept 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
With Gift Aid£13.20 per ticket
Without Gift Aid£12.00 per ticket

Winchester Science Centre operates a one ticket price system. Savings are available for those advance booking online. Save 25% when booking online at least three days in advance or 10% the day before your visit. Discounts apply to General Admission only.

General Admission tickets allow full access to the hands-on exhibition area during normal opening hours, including entry to the Invention Studio during school holidays and on weekends. These tickets do not include admission to special events or the planetarium unless otherwise stated.

Planetarium shows are £3.50 when added to General Admission or £6.60 for a planetarium-only ticket.

The Science Centre is an independent educational charity that relies on Gift Aid and visitor donations to continue delivering inspiring science to young people and sparking curiosity in STEM.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible Lift
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons 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
  • Vending Facilities

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
  • No Pets
  • Open all year round
  • Open New Year
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Team / Corporate Activities

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • Free parking
  • Off-road parking
  • On Site Car Parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)
  • Railway station within 5 miles

Payment Methods

  • Delta
  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted
  • Maestro
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Countryside Setting
  • In countryside
  • 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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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      501
    • Very Good
      366
    • Average
      133
    • Poor
      68
    • Terrible
      35

    Recent Reviews:

    • yfuffahda
      Gosport, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Excellent
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 6th March 2020
      I went here for a family day out and it was very good my son was very excited and had a great time out Read full review
    • Sconne21
      Basingstoke, United Kingdom
      Quite fun but too many broken exhibits.
      3 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 8th March 2020
      Attending for the adults-only After Dark offering, we'd paid £12.50 each for a ticket so we pleased the car park was free (after 5pm, I think). The toilet facilities are plentiful in the museum and... Read full review
    • S4551CAhelenp
      Southampton, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Something to do
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 10th March 2020
      Decided to go here on a wet Saturday it is easy to find and has plenty of parking which we paid for but I think it was free you just had to enter your reg number at the desk worth double checking.The... Read full review

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