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Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

Telegraph Way
Morn Hill
SO21 1HZ

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Tel: +44 (0)1962 863 791

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Opening Times

Term Time (1 Jan 2019 - 22 July 2019)
Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:00*
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
School Holidays (23 July 2019 - 1 Sept 2019)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
School Holidays (2 Sept 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
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.


Tuesday, 23rd July 2019 - Wednesday, 4th September 2019

Operation Earth at Winchester Science Centre and PlanetariumOperation Earth at Winchester Science Centre and PlanetariumExplore the fascinating world of environmental science through a fun and engaging live show and hands-on activities. Learn about the current issues facing our planet and what you can do to help. Take a planetarium show and you'll see Earth from a new perspective as you tour the Solar System and…
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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.



  • 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


  • 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:

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Sue S
      Trip Type:
      A fabulous day out for our 7 & 8 year old Grandsons
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 8th July 2019
      We had to drag our Grandsons away ! They loved it. So much to do, they went round & round trying everything. We found it very clean, a lovely cafe for snacks or lunch and very friendly and helpful... Read full review
    • Pitmans4
      Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
      Trip Type:
      Good visit
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 8th July 2019
      Didn’t know what to expect but children and adults all enjoyed themselves and learnt things. Show in Planetarium was informative and interesting. Recommend a visit - we were lucky to visit at a quiet... Read full review
    • ems_erh
      Southampton, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Great Improvement
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 19th July 2019
      I havent been to the science centre for about 5 years. They have added so much and it's really great. We especially liked the soft play and water table outside, great for our 2 year old. Read full review

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