Ticket prices and info

Tickets are on sale now for all dates up to 31 March 2022. Popular sessions and Planetarium shows sell out quickly, so book now to avoid disappointment.

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Due to essential maintenance, please note that some of the exhibit constellations on Level 0 will be closed on Wed 10 Nov, Thurs 11 Nov and Fri 12 Nov.

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Day ticket prices

Ticket typeWithout donationWith donation
Adult (Age 16+)£15.95£17.55
Adult Concession£13.75£15.13
Child (Age 3-15)£10.45£11.50
Child Concession£6.55£7.20
Age 0-2FreeFree
Personal AssistantFreeFree
MembersFreeFree

Booking info

  • The easiest way to book is online and you'll be asked to select a 30 minute arrival slot when booking to help us safely manage capacity.
  • Everyone, including members, needs to book tickets ahead of visiting. For the time being it isn't possible to walk up and buy tickets at the venue.
  • Concessions include over 60s, students, those receiving Universal Credit and disabled people. Child concessions cover those with registered disabilities and any children who are in foster care. We will ask you for proof of status when you arrive, so please have this with you.
  • Personal Assistants can also book online. If somebody in your party requires a carer, personal assistant, support worker, or if you are entering as a foster parent then you can book a personal assistant ticket. These are free and can be added onto any booking that contains a paid concession ticket. This is valid for both general admission and planetarium admission.
  • Under 12s must supervised throughout the venue, including the Planetarium
  • As a charity, we don’t offer refunds. By purchasing a ticket you are supporting our charitable projects, as well as the running of our venue. If you’ve made an error in your booking we’ll require a minimum notice period of 72 hours to allow us to try and re-book you into the correct booking time slot. If we are unable to re-book your visit or you have contacted us within the 72 hour notice period we may not be able to move your booking as per our booking T&Cs

Add a Planetarium show

We The Curious is home to the UK's first 3D Planetarium.

Take a voyage into space, shoot out into the stars and immerse yourself in stunning visuals in our silver dome.

 MembersNon-members
Daytime 3D show£1.75£3.50
Daytime 2D show£1.25£2.50
Age 0-2FreeFree

Need to know

  • Please add Planetarium tickets to your shopping basket at the same time as booking day tickets. Unfortunately it's not possible to add them onto your booking at a later date
  • 2D shows are designed especially for under 6s. For health reasons, under 6s aren't able to view 3D shows. 
  • Under 3s go free, but they'll still need a seat booking
  • Each show lasts 30 mins
  • To keep everyone safe, we've introduced a number of safety measures in the Planetarium. This includes significantly reduced capacity to allow plenty of space between bubbles.
  • Shows are led by our expert presenters (from a distance!)

Groups of 3+ people save 10%

Our 3+ group discount is simple and flexible. It caters for groups of all shapes and sizes – families, support bubbles, relatives, co-workers and friends.

If you book three or more general admission tickets online, we'll automatically apply a 10% discount to your booking (excluding any Planetarium tickets).

Info about school trips and bookings can be found here

Donations and Gift Aid

We The Curious is an educational charity (number 1049954) and we need your support to keep our doors open. Every ticket and shop purchase, donation and membership helps us to build a better future where everyone is included, curious and inspired by science.

Please consider adding a voluntary 10% donation to your tickets and Gift Aiding if you can. 

If you’re a UK tax payer, we can then claim Gift Aid on the whole amount you’ve paid. More on Gift Aid

Keeping everyone safe

To help keep everyone safe we’ve put lots of measures in place to ensure our venue is clean, well ventilated, spacious and safe. 

Here’s what you can expect: 

  • We’re significantly limiting the number of visitors in the venue. It'll feel quite different to what you might be used to - it'll be a lot quieter and you'll have lots of space to move freely throughout the exhibits. 
  • You’ll need to book a timed entry slot.
  • Our staff will be wearing face masks (and you’ll need to wear them too). 
  • You'll see lots of hand sanitiser stations around the venue.
  • We’ve increased cleaning throughout the venue (including exhibition floor and toilets) and are using a disinfectant “Fogging” system. 
  • Our Foyer will look a bit different, with self-scan tickets points and the main desk and till points moved. 
  • Some spaces and activities where there are staff-led activities are available to one family or support bubble at a time. You’ll see signage at the entrance to these spaces.

Find out what else we are doing to keep everyone safe by reading our FAQs

Hello! Community Weekends

These free weekends give families and community groups, who may not otherwise have a chance to visit, to explore We The Curious together for free.

We're currently looking at when we may be able to run these again. Watch this space!

Find out more about the work we do with under-represented community groups and audiences.

Contact our team

Due to reduce staffing, we're unable to staff our phone line as we used to.

If you’re unable to book tickets online, or need help with an existing booking, you can contact us here.

A member of our team should be able to get back to you within a few working days. Please bear this timeframe in mind and contact us as soon as possible if you need help.

Please include as much detail as possible, as this makes it a lot quicker to process your enquiry.