Cambridge Science Centre



Cambridge Science Centre is an educational charity which hosts hands-on exhibitions, workshops, shows and talks to get the public excited about science and technology. Our hub centre in Cambridge is open to schools and the public, and we take our unique interactive exhibits to schools and communities across the country through our outreach programme, On the Road. Watch our short film to find out more.

Come & Visit the centre

  • Astronaut Training Week 28th May- 5th June

    Could you be an astronaut? Join us this half term for a programme of astronaut training activities to see if you're made of the right stuff! Collect stamps on your astronaut training record to see if you qualify for the astronaut sticker.

    28th May
  • Understanding space- make a hovercraft

    Ever dreamed of becoming an astronaut when you grow up? Join us this half term for one of our “Understanding Space” sessions to make a hovercraft and explore Newton’s Laws of motion, which enable us to understand how to get into space.

    28th May
    11:00am - 11:30am
  • Safe in space

    Space is a dangerous place with many hazards - take a trip with us to discover the dangers astronauts face and the ways they are protected.

    28th May
  • Communication in Space

    Ever dreamed of becoming an astronaut when you grow up? Join us this half term for one of our “Communication in Space” sessions to see how important communication is when you’re working in space.

    28th May
    1:00pm - 1:30pm

Admission times & prices

Opening hours

Term time

Closed Mondays

Tuesday - Friday 13:00 - 17:00

Saturday & Sunday 10:00-17:00

Cambridgeshire school holidays

Monday - Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

Closed - Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day & Easter Sunday

Click here for school term times in Cambridgeshire.

School bookings

Monday - Friday 9:30 - 13:00 (pre-booked only)

For more information, and to make a booking enquiry, visit our schools page.


General admission

Under 5s: Free

Child: £2.50

Adult (18+): £3.50

Family (2 Adults, 2 Children or 1 Adult, 3 Children): £10.00

Annual Membership

Enjoy unlimited entry with our annual membership

Family: £25.00

Child: £7.00

Adult: £10.00

Cambridge Science Centre is a charity with a small portion of running costs covered by admission prices. Additional donations to help us inspire children in our centre, and through our outreach programme across the country are gratefully received.


Conveniently based in Cambridge city centre

Our public exhibition space is located at:

Cambridge Science Centre
18 Jesus Lane
United Kingdom

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