Science Zone UK
Science Zone UK
Google Calendar

Please follow the link below if our Calendar is not visible

Science Zone UK 'Inspiring young minds'.


Latest update: Our Sensory rooms and dinosaurs den will be open this Saturday 10th June from 10am till 4pm.

Please note that we are not open during term time for sensory rooms during the week days. 

Enjoy exploring our basement, full of dinosaurs and fossils. Become a fossil hunter for a day, and a dinosaur artist. Make new roarwesome friends, and get immersed in a sensory world. 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!


We run fun activities for kids during half term and holidays as well as our Camps Workshops in our Coding Zone. Check them out! 


What’s going on at the Science Zone in Bournemouth this May half term?




- 'All about Dinosaurs' Dome Presentations at 10:30am from 30th May till 1st June included.


- 'All about Space' Dome Presentations at 11:30am and 14:30pm from 30th May till 1st June included. These are fully guided interactive presentations with time for Q&A with the presenter.


These presentations are suitable for adults and children aged 3 years and above. They last approximately 45 mins and costs £4.00 inc VAT per person.


Please book your planetarium spaces in advance to avoid disappointments. 


'All About Dinosaurs' tickets

'All About Space' tickets


- Dig your own fossil family activity: We supply a standard sized pre-prepared block with fossils and tools. Excavate genuine fossils that are millions of years old using the included tools of the trade: a chisel, brush, and magnifying glass. This kit makes an excellent STEM activity for boys and girls!


Cost of the activity £10. No need to book in advance. 


- Sensory rooms and Dinosaurs den open to the public from 10:30am till 4pm. Ideal from babies till 6 years old kids.


Tickets for sensory rooms and Dino den are £2 per person or family ticket (2 adults + 2 children) for £6. No need to book in advance. 


Please, book your planetarium slot to guarantee your spaces (limited capacity):

Creative May Half Term Code Ninjas Camps at the Science Zone:

We are bringing a lot of fun and creativity this May half term at the Science Zone with our Camps.

Drop your kids at Code Ninjas Bournemouth for them to have a blast with us in these popular Camps. Learning and fun guaranteed!


UNLEASH YOUR CHILD'S INNER NINJA. Transform your child's love for technology into an exciting learning adventure. Guided by our team of Code Senseis, Code Ninjas Camps empower kids to gain valuable tech skills and make new friends. It's an unforgettably fun learning experience!


Robotics with LEGO®


Throughout this camp, Ninjas will make silly dancing robots, a working safe with password detection, a racing rhino, and more! Using the LEGO® SPIKE™ Prime robotics kit, Ninjas will learn the fundamentals of how to design, build, and code robots. They will also apply their new knowledge of sensors, motors, and coding as they construct their own creations.


Dates available: 30th May

10am -1pm: 3 hours camp per £50

2pm-3:30pm: an hour and a half camp per £25 child or £20 per child if booking more than one kid. 



Modding with Minecraft®


Developed for experienced Minecraft® players, this camp teaches Ninjas how to make unique mods (modifications that change the game)! They will create their own custom tools, weapons, armour, enemies, and more! By the end of the camp, Ninjas will be able to export their mods for friends and family to explore at home using Minecraft® Java Edition.


Dates available: 31st May (10am-1pm) and 2nd June (10am-1pm).



Intro to Roblox Development


In this hands-on, fully guided experience, Ninjas will learn the basics of game building and creative development in Roblox, an exciting, online gaming platform. Ninjas will spend their time building and exploring new worlds in Roblox before sharing their creations locally and globally. This camp will teach Ninjas how to plan, design, and build their own 3D world to create much more than just a game!


Dates available: 1st June (10am-1pm).



Limited capacity. We recommend to book soon in advance to avoid disappointments.


Please book online on the below link:


Cost is £50 per a 3 hours camp. 

We have a special offer for LEGO Robotics camps 1h 30 minutes (£25 per child or £20 per child when booking more than one kid). Offer only available by contacting us directly on 01202729206.










Our Coding Zone is open: 

Monday to Friday from 4pm till 5:30pm.

Saturdays from 10.30am till 5pm.

We also offer Home Education. Contact us on to find out more.

At Code Ninjas Bournemouth based in the Science Zone UK, your children will learn to code by building their very own video games. They will also experience robot making and construction with controlling coding using Lego Education modules. Our flexible coding programs for make it easy on parents with convenient drop-in hours on weeknights, Saturdays and school holidays.

Code Ninjas After School 

We have a full After School program of fun coding activities in our Code Ninja Dojo based in our centre. Open 4pm to 5.30pm during Autumn term 2022. (Reductions available on these. Prices set online)

Children to be dropped off for their session and collected at the end. Please, click on the link that follows to find out more and make your booking.

Our Saturday Coding Club from September onwards is taking monthly members subscriptions.

Coding Zone is running the Code Ninjas Programme. Code Ninjas is operating every day at our centre in Boscombe. Half and full daily passes available for our Code Ninja holiday Camps or monthly subsciption available for ongoing access currently £120 per month (50% off at present DEAL - please ask for our discount price of £60 per month per child locked for 12 months Manager's offer). 



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

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.

Our camps offer an immersive environment for children to explore and develop new skills, gain confidence, and have fun with friends. From coding and game building, to STEM and robotics - it's an unforgettable experience!

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


If you need to contact Code Ninjas Bournemouth, please send a message via the website:

The Science Zone

Something For Everyone

The Science Zone is an exciting Science Discovery Centre for families and children, sponsored by Science Dome UK planetarium company, based in the centre of the historic Royal Arcade in Boscombe, Bournemouth.


We are the only permanent open planetarium in Dorset for the public to visit. This 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. 


The centre offers visitors access to science 'zones', where each zone has a variety of activities and features that will both stimulate and inspire children to learn more about the world around them.  From life-size dinosaurs, planetarium shows, musical bubble columns to digging for fossils and explosive experiments or coding classes, every visitor, both large and small, will be entertained as well as educated.


New for 2021/22 our Coding Zone with Robot making and construction with controlling coding using Lego Eduction modules. Design and tech with Turing Tumble programme and sets and computer coding with Arcade Games Making in our Coding Zone. 


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!


 See all our current 2022 workshops on 

The Science Zone

Explore, Discover, Learn                       

Dinosaurs Zone

Dinosaurs and fossils zone.

Currently open during half term and school 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. Your children will enjoy the  experience of meeting their favourite animals face to face.
Entry to this zone is £2 per person and includes Sensory Zone.

Sensory Zone

Where the little ones enjoy interacting with colors, music and shapes.

Currently open during half term and school holidays.


Stimulate your senses by venturing into our multi-sensory rooms furnished with the latest state-of-the art technologically advanced equipment for all ages and abilities. Your children will experience musical bubbles, interactive floor projections and  sound-activated light panels. Entry to this zone is £2 per person and includes Dinosaur Zone.


Planetarium Zone

Fun for all the family.

The Planetarium will be available for private parties bookings, half terms workshops and school holidays periods. Check our website or Facebook page for updates.


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!

Workshops including planetarium last an hour and costs £10 per child. 

Learn and have fun in our dome.

Experiment Zone

Kids have a blast with hands-on fun experiments.

Your child will feel like a 'real scientist', as they carry out exciting and stimulating experiments that will both educate and inspire them to learn more about materials and how they react together. From fluorescent slime to exploding volcanoes, each week in the experiment zone there will be new and exciting experiments for your child to get immersed in and learn from.  Each child gets to take home their inventions. The cost for entry will be up to £10.00

(Price includes 1 child & 1adult)

Science Zone Children Birthday Parties

Our most popular service.

The Science Zone also provides a Birthday Parties service all year around here at the Zone. 


We do three main types of parties; Dinosaur parties, Space parties and Science 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, experiments 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. 

Google Calendar

Please follow the link below if our Calendar is not visible


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.

Print | Sitemap
© Admin Support and IT Solutions