Opening times and prices
Planned closure for maintenance
Please note that the hands-on science centre will be closed from Monday 19 November to Friday 30 November, reopening on Saturday 1 December.
The coffee shop, toilets, Go Ape and Swinley Bike Hub will be open as usual.
Centre opening times
Open daily from 10am to 5pm.
- Monday 19 November to Friday 30 November
- 24, 25 and 26 December for Christmas
Car park opening times
There is parking for cars and coaches:
- 1 April to 30 September - 7am to 8:30pm
- 1 October to 31 March - 7am to 6pm
Parking is £2 for 4 hours or £4 for all day. If you take the small part of the parking ticket you can get a £2 refund on an adult admission to the hands-on science exhibition.
Our car park machines now accept the new £1 coins.
Find out more about our car park.
You can leave and re-enter the exhibition when you visit if you wear your wristband or sticker.
£7.60 (aged 16 and over)
£5.20 (4-15 years old)
Under 4s and carers for visitors with disabilities
£5.20 (aged 64 and over, students, and people who are registered disabled - students must show an NUS card)
£20.40 (2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children)
Parent and toddler
£6.55 (per parent and child under 4, term time weekday)
£7 (per parent and child under 4)
£1.60 (additional child under 4)
£1.95 (additional cost to entry ticket)
Reduced entry prices after 4pm
£4 (aged 16 and over)
£2.65 (4-15 years old)
£2.65 (aged 64 and over, students, and people who are registered disabled - students must show an NUS card)
£10.20 (2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children)
Adult and toddler bonus card
Visit our hands-on science and nature exhibition 5 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.
The Look Out loyalty cardholders get unlimited access to the exhibition, discounts in the gift shop and other bonuses for a whole year.
£30.40 (aged 16 and over)
£20.80 (aged 64 and over, students, and people who are registered disabled - students must show an NUS card)
£81.60 (2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children)