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

Open (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

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

Open Wednesdays during term time from 3pm to 5.30pm

Closed Weekdays during term time (except for Wednesday afternoons) - 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.


Saturday, 14th May 2022 - Sunday, 3rd July 2022

Lights, Camera, Science! at Winchester Science CentreLights, Camera, Science! at Winchester Science CentreIn 2022 Winchester Science Centre are celebrating 20 years of wow moments at the Science Centre. Take a trip down memory lane with them and enjoy some of their best show themes and demos from the past 20 years – all with a retro 2002 twist. Next stop - light.
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Saturday, 9th July 2022 - Sunday, 11th September 2022

Sparks at Winchester Science CentreSparks at Winchester Science CentrePlug in and power up! It's time to blast into 2002 for an electrifying new science show. Over the past 20 years the way we use electricity has radically changed as our use of personal technology has evolved. We rely so heavily on electricity to power our lives. But what is it and how is it…
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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
With Gift Aid£13.20 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 £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:

    • L3K
      Guisborough, United Kingdom
      Aimed at Young Children
      3 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 28th April 2022
      This is aimed at young children, so don't expect to learn too much if you're an adult. It was very busy when we visited, and we found it painfully noisy with excited young kids being very loud in the... Read full review
    • Venture37715957913
      Partridge Green, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      More of a playschool than a science centre.
      2 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 15th May 2022
      This is more of a playschool than a science centre. The interactive exhibits are designed for younger children rather than for any serious scientific learning. Many didn't work or were not well... Read full review
    • LizzyB891
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Brilliant day out for young children
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 28th May 2022
      Amazing for the children in our group (ages 5, 3 and 1.) very interactive and although none of them paid that much attention to the instructions and details they had a brilliant time, particularly... Read full review

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