Cambridge Science Centre

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All about us

Cambridge Science Centre is an educational charity based in Cambridge.  We want every young person to enjoy and explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).  Whether at your school or out on the road in your community, we offer unique hands-on, interactive experiences, shows and activities which are delivered by our professional science communicators.

Why not sign up to our newsletter for regular updates and hear all about our next exciting events, or call us on 01223 967965.

Check out our What’s On page and find out where you can find us in your community.

Please note that whilst we are out and about with our PopUpScience Centres, the Centre on Clifton Road is closed.


Bring science to life through our schools outreach programme.  With plenty of shows and workshops to choose from, your hardest decision will be which option to choose!  We offer school visits throughout the week.

Alternatively, our team of experienced science communicators can bring our shows and workshops to your classroom.

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Our interactive, hands-on PopUpScience Centres can be found around Cambridge and our local area.

Each PopUpScience Centre is a fun space for discovery – a place where children and young people can get their hands on science, try stuff out and learn all about the principles and mysteries of ourselves, our planet and beyond.

Come along and freely explore our spaces, take in a show, or get involved with an activity.

You’re in charge – We’re here for your Community and your School. So, come and join us as we explore our world!

The UK desperately needs more scientists: four in ten UK employers have problems recruiting staff with science and maths skills. But by age 11, most young people are already turned off science.

This is where we step in. We have got over 300,000 young people excited about science since 2013. And we are really good at reaching those young people who wouldn’t naturally be interested in science!

Our postal address is 45 Clifton Road, Cambridge CB1 7ED