Science Zone UK
Science Zone UK
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Latest update: Our sensory rooms and dinosaur den area is open on Saturdays from 10:30am till 4:30pm during school term and Monday-Saturday during half terms and holidays. Suitable for babies and kids up to 6 years old. Come and explore it with your children. No pre-booking needed. Tickets £2 person or family ticket (2 children + 2 adults) £6. 


FREE International Earth Day Planetarium Shows.

Our planetarium in Bournemouth will be doing planetarium shows for Earth Day on Monday 22nd April 2024 from 10am till 4pm. 


A planetarium free day for local schools, home education groups and families to book. Shows are 45 minutes and are on the topic of “plastics in the sea. “

This event will be hold in our local science centre based in Bournemouth. Royal Arcade BH1 4BT.

Shows start at 10am and the last show is at 3pm on Earth Day 22nd April. Tickets are free but need to be booked to reserve a place. Open to local schools and home education groups and families to book.

We will use our planetarium to go under the sea and then go into space and see NOAA data on plastics and using planetarium to see the global problems. NOAA has a Marine Debris Program and we will look at cleaning up the mess!


PRE-BOOKING is required as limited capacity. Please contact us on 01202 729206, by email or book online. 

The Science Zone

An exciting Science Discovery Centre for families and children.

Sponsored by Science Dome UK planetarium company. If you are a school, please visit our school service. We cover all the UK with our portable domes and BCP area with our coding programme. 


From life-size dinosaurs, planetarium shows, musical bubble columns, digging for fossils and hands-on science activities to coding classes and STEM workshops, every visitor, both large and small, will be entertained as well as educated in our centre.


Our Coding Zone offers all year round coding classes and also brings a wide range of engaging STEM camps for kids ages 5-16 years old during half terms and holidays. Examples of these camps are: 3D Design and Printing, Robot making and construction with controlling coding using Lego Eduction modules, Moviemaking, Stop Motion Animation, Modding in Minecraft and Roblox camps. Design and tech with Turing Tumble programme as well as computer coding with Arcade Games Making are also offered in our Coding Zone. 


We also run workshops for adults. Please contact us on to find out more!


'Inspiring young minds'


Dinosaur Den and Sensory Rooms (Basement Zone)

Open every Saturday from 10:30am-4pm during school term and every day during half terms and holidays.

Journey back in time, some 250 million years ago and meet the well-known prehistoric reptiles, the dinosaurs in our very own Dinosaur Den. From the life-size skeleton of a Deinonychus to dinosaur eggs and emerging hatchlings. Become a fossil hunter for a day, and a dinosaur artist. Make new roarwesome friends, and get immersed in a sensory world interacting with colors, music and shapes! Something different to share in family. The joy in the smile of your children and their gleaming eyes will make your day! 

Suitable from babies to 6 years old. 

No need to book in advance, just turn up and pay at the counter. Relax and enjoy!


Basement zone ticket is £2 per person or £6 family ticket (2 adults + 2 children).


Kids have a blast with hands-on fun projects.

Weekly STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) sessions on a pay as you go basis. Also available on a home education format!

Kids will get engrossed in projects which will involve: design, art, coding, technology and much more! FabLab brings hands on engaging activities and final physical projects which kids will take home to wow family and friends. Nice!

Please get in touch with us by phone 01202 729206 or email to know more about these STEAM sessions and booking.
Suitable for children ages 7 plus.


Join us for a lot of fun and learning!


Ready your ninjas for the future.

Monday to Friday from 4pm till 5:30pm.
Saturdays from 10am till 5pm.


At Code Ninjas Bournemouth based in the Science Zone UK, kids learn to code by building their very own video games. Our flexible coding programs for kids make it easy on parents with convenient drop-in hours on weeknights, weekends, half terms and school holidays.


Code Ninjas Programme available under our subscription service. 


Kids have fun, parents see results!


All year round courses as well as half terms and holiday camps.


(Ages 5-7)

Build a foundation of coding and critical problem-solving skills through our fun and completely visual curriculum - no reading required!

Create Programme

(Ages 7-15)

An exciting learning adventure for tech-loving kids! Have a blast building awesome video games and developing ninja coding skills on the path from white to black belt.

Every Holiday

Code Ninjas Camps

Our camps offer an immersive environment for kids to explore and develop new skills, gain confidence, and have fun with friends. From coding and game building, to STEM and robotics.

They are an unforgettable experience!

After School Programme

Fun Every Weeknight!

When the school day ends, the fun and learning begin at Code Ninjas for an afternoon full of engaging coding and STEM activities.

Home Education

Daytime Fun & Learning

Designed for Home Education groups and HE families, this new program offers parents the freedom to focus on the workday, along with peace of mind that their children are safe to focus on the school day.

Let's keep exploring the Science Zone:

Explore, Discover, Learn                       

Science Zone Children Birthday Parties

Our most popular service.

Our birthday parties service won't be available until 2024 due to planetarium being temporarily closed. However, we offer a mobile service. Contact Neil via email ( for more information and bookings. 


We do three main types of parties; Dinosaur parties, Space parties and Science/STEM parties. All parties last two hours and include one hour of entertainment, access to our Dinosaur Den and Sensory Rooms and as well as on hand help if you need it setting out food and decorating the venue. 


For more information please call us on 01202 304734 or follow the link below


Enjoy a variety of educative and fun activities on display.

Come along and have a great time learning with us. With plenty of hands-on activities, planetarium shows, STEM projects, and much more.....

From Home Education till After School, Pre-School and School Holidays there's something for everyone. All our events are advertised on our Facebook page 'Science Zone UK' and our website 

where you can buy the tickets online. Payment is made by PAYPAL via this website. If you do not have a PAYPAL account - still should allow you to go through but if you have any problem please don't hesitate to call us 01202 729206 for card payments. We do require a parent or guardian to stay with attending children for all of our sessions. 

We look forward to seeing you soon. 

Planetarium Zone

Fun and learning for all the family.

Visit our school service.


Bookings for planetarium in 2024 must be made in advance - please contact reception for available dates and times.



Our advanced 4K digital planetarium shows real terrain of the Earth and the planets, even simulating the landing on Mars and the Moon. Great for Adults shows and families to learn about space and the stars, and many of our shows are different to view including our popular 'Dinosaur Show' in the dome. 


Journey to the planets and beyond in a full digital planetarium that displays the night sky as well as other stimulating science topics such as Stars, Under the Sea, Super Volcanoes, Dinosaurs at Dusk. There's even a show featuring the first official British astronaut, Tim Peake and his mission to the ISS. Each presentation lasts approx 40 minutes and costs £4 per person. Fulldome films without presentation are only £2 per person.

Well worth a visit!


Also as the only registered telescope distributor in Bournemouth, there are state-of-the art Visionary telescopes and binoculars on offer for star and planet gazing as well as marine observing. It's perfect if you're looking for something that's educational as well as fun for your child. There's something here for everyone! 

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Boscombe in Bournemouth offers a good range of accommodation options. There are a number of Travelodges in Bournemouth and the closest to Science Zone is Travelodge Bournemouth, Christchurch. (0.7 miles). For further information on this hotel, visit this page:

Travelodge is also offering customers of Science Zone, a 5% discount on your next stay at any Travelodge in the area. Click the bottom below to receive your discount.

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