Boy in Space Suit at Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

Telegraph Way
Morn Hill
SO21 1HZ

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Opening Times

Opening Times During Term Time (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
Monday - FridayClosed*
Saturday - Sunday09:20 - 17:00*
Opening Times During Hampshire School Holidays (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 17:00*

* Last entry at 3pm.

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.


Saturday, 22nd May 2021 - Sunday, 11th July 2021

Sound Detectives at Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium Sound Detectives at Winchester Science CentreDo you have what it takes to join a fun and daring mission to uncover the truth about sound? 2021 is the Year of Sound and Winchester Science Centre are launching with a mystery that only an exceptional bunch of Sound Detectives will be able to solve!
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Saturday, 17th July 2021 - Sunday, 19th September 2021

Underwater AgentsUnderwater Agents at the Winchester Science CentreBetween Saturday 17 July and Sunday 19 September, join the Underwater Agents for a journey below the surface of the world's oceans in a brand new live science show. Grab your snorkels and help uncover the mysteries of the sounds that lurk beneath the deep. Discover how sound travels underwater.
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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
With Gift Aid£13.20 per ticket

Under 3s go free. Save 25% when you book by 30 September. 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 £3.50 when added to General Admission or £6.60 for a planetarium-only ticket.



  • 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


  • 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
  • Free parking
  • Off-road parking
  • On Site Car Parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

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:

    • MoonsterUK
      Trip Type:
      The much needed refurbishment is brilliant.
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 27th December 2020
      I am local and have visited a few times before and been massively disappointed. Having heard there had been a refurb we decided to try again. This refurb was much needed as has completely renewed a... Read full review
    • nic0h
      London, United Kingdom
      Great fun for a 6 year old
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 5th June 2021
      we went to the paultons park the day before (queing half an hour for a ride is not fun for youn children) so this is much better in comparision as they get to be hands on on all the different... Read full review
    • RYE-1973
      Rye, United Kingdom
      Great for younger children
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 13th June 2021
      Lots of interactive things for your children to do. Probably more aimed at primary school and younger rather than teenagers although the Planetarium will appeal to all ages. Loads of staff around... Read full review

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