Families will find it easy to lose a day exploring everything Life has to offer - we recommend you set aside at least four hours, but many people spend much longer - and it's all included in your admission price!
We also offer occasional special events for families, including extra workshops and activities during school holidays.
A monthly computer coding club for people age 8-17 run by volunteers and hosted by Life Science Centre.
Little Bear is back for a new adventure.
Explore never before seen areas of space in this fascinating planetarium show, featuring scenes gathered from recent ground-breaking space missions.
Get ready for an adventure of mammoth proportions – Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs™ – The 4-D Experience
*For safety reasons, you must be at least 1.2 metres in height to use the 4D Motion Ride.
From November to February, Life is home to the outdoor ice rink on Times Square.
Enjoy a skate on the ice and explore Life Science Centre too!
Coming in a group of 10 or more? Book in advance to guarantee your slot on the ice.
See Lego versions of some of your favourite North East landmarks created by local Lego builder Steve Mayes.
Brick History is a journey into over 50 of the most pivotal moments in world history – recreated in LEGO® bricks.
We explore engineering and technology from the industrial revolution to the present day.