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Step into a world where learning is an adventure and fun knows no limits

Through captivating exhibitions and interactive learning, children will get lost in the world of science and create memories that last a lifetime.

We have over 20 exhibits for you to discover. All are designed to inspire inquisitive minds to find out about themselves and the world around them.

Our talented team of Science Communicators are on hand at every session and are ready to help you get the most out of your visit.

Located on the Cambridge Science Park, the Centre is easily accessible, with ample free parking, proximity to Cambridge North station, and connections via the guided busway and other public transport.

Summer Fun!

We will be open every day during the summer holidays starting on July 23rd.

Come back soon for more details.

Hands-On Exhibits

Here’s a small taster of the exhibits you will find in our Centre.

Building bridges at Cambridge Science Centre

Building Bridges

Can you fit the blocks together to make a bridge that holds itself together – as if by magic? Explore how different types of bridges work too!

Car run cambridge science centre

Car Run

Can you build a car that goes faster or further than the rest? Then make it faster still? Give it a try!


The Science of Light

Pretty lights and science together in one place – what more could you ask for? Investigate the properties of light using lenses and mirrors.

iSandBOX at Cambridge Science Centre

Discover New Landscapes

Use your hands to make volcanoes erupt, meteors come crashing to earth, and lakes to form in front of your eyes with our ISandBox.

Gear wall

Engineering Exploits

Turn a gear one way. What happens to the gear next to it, and the one next to that? Test your engineering skills and link the gears together.

Paper aeroplanes - multiple colours

Flying in the wind!

Take inspiration from nature or unleash your creativity to make a flying machine.

Buy your tickets today

Buy one ticket and visit for 12 months!

What’s on each day

  • Enjoy a show led by our incredible Science Communicators
  • Get stuck into your own experiments in our Labs
  • We have over 20 open-ended exhibits for you to discover!
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