Tickets on sale now
Online booking closes at 3pm on Friday 22 April. Tickets will be available on the door.
Aged 18+: only £12.00
Aged 5-17: only £7.00
2 Adults & 2 Children: only £28.00 (Save £10!)
1 Adult & 3 Children: only £28.00 (Save £5!)
Children aged 4 and under are entitled to free entry when accompanied by a paying adult.
25% discount for Life Annual Pass holders. Please bring your pass to claim your discount.
Extra charges may apply for some workshops and activities.
Ticket terms and conditions
Please use the Life Science Centre main entrance on Times Square and report to the main Science Centre reception. Parking is available nearby at Times Square Car Park. Postcode for sat nav: NE4 7AD.
Saturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.
We recommend you arrive at least two hours before closing time however many families prefer to spend the whole day.
Everyone is welcome at Maker Faire but please be aware that there will be big crowds and many of the Makers are presenting craft activities that involve using scissors, sharp implements and small components. Also, due to the number of activities, there will be little room for buggies.
Your use of and purchase of tickets is governed by the Terms and Conditions as set out on the Life website.
It is your responsibility to check, prior to purchase, that the information you have supplied to us in respect of your online ticket requirements is accurate. We are only responsible for issuing online tickets in accordance with the information you provide. Once purchased, the date for which your ticket has been purchased cannot be changed. Payments for tickets are non-refundable or transferable. Tickets are only valid for the date stated upon them.
On arrival at Life, the following will be required:
Appropriate proof of entitlement to any discounted ticket rate claimed (such as NUS card or Annual Pass card) for each person to be admitted under the ticket. You may be asked to pay the full admission price or refused entry in the instance of proof not being available.
The name and booking reference number (provided at the time of purchase).
No online ticket may be resold without the prior written consent of Life. If any person attempts to enter Life with a ticket that has been resold without Life’s written consent, Life may refuse entry and no compensation is payable to that person by Life.