Cambridge Science Centre Ticket Portal

FAQs / Help

Before Your Visit - Do I need to book online?

Whether purchasing a new ticket or visiting with an Annual Pass Ticket, or as free carer, or with a child under 3 years old, all visitors are required to book their intended session online.

Opening Hours

Cambridge Science Centre is open weekends and during school holidays except for Christmas Day and Boxing Day (25th and 26th December) and the week between Christmas and New Year. Please check our website for up-to-date information.

Weekend Opening Times
10am – 4pm on Saturday and Sunday

Holiday Opening Times
10am – 4pm Daily

Holiday opening days will follow the Cambridgeshire County Council school holiday programme.

Booking Tickets

We offer a ‘Pay once and visit for a whole year’ ticket. So, our annual pass is included when you pay for standard admission to your first booking.

All visitors are required to book an online ticket regardless of being a new paying customer, or any form of free entry customer, including Annual Pass Tickets.

For those returning to the Centre and using their Annual Pass Tickets, please ensure you log-in to your account and book your sessions each time you visit.

We are open from 10am until 4pm. Our sessions are for 2 hours, starting at 10am and finishing at 3pm.  Your ticket will be valid for the whole of your session.

Before booking a session, please check that your Annual Pass is still valid.

Online bookings are available up to 1-hour before the entry time.

When you arrive during your time slot a member of our team will be on site to welcome you and your party. Please have your digital ticket ready on entering the Centre.

Our Location

Cambridge Science Centre

The Trinity Centre

Cambridge Science Park

Milton Road



Our Contact Details

Our telephone number is 01223 967965, which is manned from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm; however, during busy times you may need to leave a message, in which case we will endeavour to respond.

Our email address is [email protected] – we will endeavour to respond to emails within 48 hours.

Travelling To Us By Car

Cambridge Science Centre is located in the Cambridge Science Park. Follow the Trinity Centre signs, which can be found on the entry roads to the Centre.

The Science Park is located on Milton Road, close by the junctions to A14 and A10. For ease, the nearest junction is Junction 33 of the A14.

Travelling By Foot Or Bike

Cambridge Bike Routes Map

Cycling or walking along the Guided Bus Route.

This wide cycle path connects St Ives with the north of Cambridge and Cambridge Rail Station with Trumpington Park and Ride and Addenbrooke’s Hospital. It is blacktopped over its entire length and can be used by pedestrians and cyclists.

Travelling By Electric Vehicle

The Science Park offers 12 active points at unit 320-329 and 406 which anyone can use. Non-Science Park employee users’ rate is 55p per kWh (inc VAT).

Travelling By Bus

The area is currently serviced by seven bus services: Citi 1, Citi 2, 9/x9, Milton Park & Ride.

There are bus stops close by to the entrance to the Cambridge Science Park and Cambridge Business Park. Citi 2 stops on Cowley Road adjacent to the Driving Test Centre.

Full directions and buses can be found here:

The MyBusTrip app also shows the best routes to Cambridge Science Centre

Travelling By Coach Or Minibus

If your group is travelling to the Centre by coach or minibus, there is a drop-off and pick-up point at the front of the building.

Travelling By Train

Walking from Cambridge North Station takes around 20 minutes, the full route can be found on Google Maps here

From Cambridge Station, the walk is around 1 hour, 10 minutes.

There are taxis available outside both stations and fares may vary.

For up-to-date train information, we suggest visiting one of the following websites:

SatNav Postcode


Cambridge Science Centre is located on Cambridge Science Park at the Trinity Centre. Follow the signs to the Trinity Centre which can be found near to the entrances to the Science Park.


You can park free of charge in front of Cambridge Science Centre for your visit. There is no height restriction at this car park.

Further options: The Bradfield Centre, Cambridge Science Park.

Full Accessibility Guide

On Arrival

On arrival, please check in at our reception desk where your arrival will be confirmed.  

Food & Drink

The Trinity Barista’s Café is located within the Trinity Centre and overlooks one of the park’s lakes.  It’s a great place to enjoy a meal or coffee whilst watching the antics of the local ducks!  It is located on the first floor and is easily accessible from the Centre.

Their menu boasts a wide variety of hot food, sandwiches, teas, coffees, hot chocolate, cakes, biscuits & pastries and bottled drinks.

The café is open daily for snacks, drinks and lunches.

If you’re bringing a picnic with you, there are numerous picnic areas located in the park and limited picnic benches outside of the Science Centre.  Be sure to dispose of your rubbish in the designated bins.

To find out more about Cambridge Science Park facilities, click here

Onsite Loos & Baby Changing

We do have onsite loos and a baby changing area.

Accessibility Guide

Cambridge Science Centre is committed to providing access for all and can be found on the ground floor only of the Trinity Centre. There are a limited number of disabled parking bays on-site, as well as drop-off points for minibuses and coaches.

The Trinity Centre provides full disabled toilet facilities. Carers are admitted free of charge (1 per person) and assistance dogs are welcome.