Opening times and prices
Centre opening times
The centre is currently closed.
Those wishing to use The Look Out playground must book and pay for a space in advance. More details are available on our playground and coffee shop page
Car park opening times
There is parking for cars and coaches.
The car park opens at:
- 9am Monday to Friday
- 8am Saturday and Sunday
Last admission to the car park is at 5pm and all cars must leave the car park by 6pm, when gates are closed and locked.
Parking is £2.60 for 4 hours or £4.90 for all day. If you take the small part of the parking ticket you can get a £2.60 refund on an adult admission to the hands-on science exhibition.
You can leave and re-enter the exhibition when you visit if you wear your wristband or sticker.
£7.90 (aged 16 and over)
£4.15 after 4pm
£5.40 (4 to 15 years old)
£2.75 after 4pm
Carers for visitors with disabilities
£5.40 (aged 65 and over, students, and people who are registered disabled - students must show an NUS card)
£2.75 after 4pm
£21.20 (2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children)
£10.70 after 4pm
Parent and toddler
£6.80 (per parent and child under 4, term time weekday)
£7.45 (per parent and child under 4)
£1.80 (additional child under 4)
£1.95 (additional cost to entry ticket)
Adult and toddler bonus card
Visit our hands-on science and nature exhibition five times and get your sixth visit free (term time only, Mondays to Fridays). Ask us for an adult and toddler bonus card on your next visit.
The quietest time to bring your toddler to The Look Out is usually from 2pm to 5pm, term time week days.
Enjoy over 90 hands on science and discovery activities all year round. The Look Out loyalty cardholders get unlimited access to the exhibition for a whole year, plus discount in the gift shop and coffee shop. Terms and conditions apply. Find more information about our loyalty card terms and conditions.
£31.60 (aged 16 and over)
Child and Concessions
(child aged 4 to 15 years old, concessions are those aged 65 and over, students, and people who are registered disabled - students must show an NUS card)
£84.80 (2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children)