Visitor information

More information to help you plan your visit

Our location

Located in central Cambridge, the science centre is close to the train station and local amenities including The Light Cinema, Travelodge and Tesco Express with easy bus routes including Citi 1, 3, 7 and Barbraham Park and Ride. 

Cambridge as a city is the home of countless science and technology creations and innovations. A visit to Cambridge Science Centre offers a great hands-on experience and the possibility to make some discoveries of your own!


Our centre is on one level and includes a disabled toilet so is fully accessible for wheelchair users. We have a baby changing area and place to park pushchairs.

Science Centre Shop

Our shop is the only dedicated science and technology toy shop in Cambridge. We aim to cover a broad range of sciences and all our stock is fun, playful and hands-on.

Want to do something special for your next big day?

We've hosted wedding receptions, parties and a broad range of networking events in our space and can tailor the centre to suit your needs – for more information click here.


By Car

There is limited on street parking and the Cambridge Leisure Park multi storey car park. 

By Train

The centre is a 10-minute walk from Cambridge Station. Regular services run from London King's Cross and other stations across the region.

From Cambridge Station, follow Hills Road until you reach the Cambridge Leisure Park. Turn left onto Clifton Road and follow the road until you reach the Post Office depot and turn right at the end of the road where the Cambridge Science Centre is on your left.

There is a taxi rank outside the station. Regular bus services run between the station and city centre.

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