Welcome to Cambridge Science Centre

Cambridge Science Centre has everything you need for a great day out with the family. We hold interactive exhibitions, workshops and shows for families and young curious minds.

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Opening times

Half Term Opening Times (until 31st October)
Monday - Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

Term Time
Tuesday - Friday 13:00 - 17:00
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Closed Mondays

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

For information on term times in Cambridgeshire click here
To book a school visit click here

More information to plan your visit

Location and admission

Find us in Cambridge city centre
18 Jesus Lane

Day admission
Under 5s: Free
Child: £2.50
Adult (18+): £3.50
Family (2 Adults & 2 Children or 1 Adult & 3 Children): £10.00

Find out more about our range of memberships

COSMOS by toucanBox

Each box comes equipped with all the materials you need to make an amazing project, complete with illustrated instructions and an activity book packed with home experiments, puzzles and games, delivered to your door in one handy box.

As a member of COSMOS, you can try out your first toucanBox for free. Available from 24th September 2016.

Learn more about COSMOS

Science trips for schools

Inspire your class with a morning of hands-on science and technology, brought to life with a fun exhibition, shows and workshops suitable for KS1 - KS4.

All our staff share an infectious excitement for science and education. Our centre in the heart of Cambridge is open during term time for pre-booked school visits every Monday - Friday morning. 

We give you exclusive access to the venue and all our resources are specifically designed in-house to give schools the best educational experience possible. 

More about school trips to the centre

Beyond exhibits

Support Cambridge Science Centre

We rely on volunteers and donations to run our exhibitions. All support is greatly appreciated.

Support us

Host your special event

For a birthday or corporate event with a difference, book exclusive access to the Centre.

Hire the Centre

Get to know the centre

We're bringing science to the community and schools in fun, interactive ways.

Learn more about us

Bringing science to you

Science is for everyone. We've transformed community spaces across the East into pop-up science centres.

Check out the COSMOS roadshow

Keep up with our latest news

We're always updating our exhibitions, adding even more fun and interactive things to do and see. If you'd like to be amongst the first to know about them, sign up to our newsletter.

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