The Look Out Discovery Centre

Having fun at The Look Out!
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The Look Out Discovery Centre has over 90 hands-on science activities, aimed at families with children of primary school age, but enjoyed by all ages. It is the perfect place to meet friends, as in addition to the interactive exhibits, there is is a gift shop, refreshments, a free outdoor adventure play area and over 1000 hectares of Crown Estate woodland to explore. At weekends and in school holidays, interactive shows are run on different science-themed topics. See website for details.

Venue Type:

Museum, Science centre, Environmental or ecological centre

Opening hours

Daily: 10.00-17.00

Closed: 9-13 January 2016

Admission charges

Adults: £7.30
Children from age 4: £5.00
Conc (Seniors, children under 4, students, visitors with a disability): £5.00
Saver Ticket (2 Adults, 2 Children/1 Adult, 3 Children): £19.60
Under 4's: Free
Parent and Under 4 (Term time weekdays only): £6.25
Parking is in a Pay & Display car park and costs £2 for 4 hours, or £4 for all day. Adult visitors to the exhibition are entitled to £2 discount on production of the discount stub from their car park ticket.

Getting there

By road: From M3 junct 3, take A322 to Bracknell and from M4 junct 10, take A329M to Bracknell. Follow brown tourist signs.

Additional info

Tourist Information Centre for Bracknell.

Collection details

Natural Sciences, Science and Technology

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Splash, Bubbles and Balloons Show at The Look Out Discovery Centre

  • 25 — 26 February 2017 *on now
  • 4 — 5 March 2017
  • 11 — 12 March 2017
  • 18 — 19 March 2017
  • 25 — 26 March 2017
  • 1 — 17 April 2017
  • 22 — 23 April 2017
  • 29 April — 1 May 2017

This bubbling and explosive show is not to be missed! Can we really make water disappear? Can we set fire to balloons? Come and find out in this new, live and interactive science show! Please note that a minimum of 10 people are needed for shows to proceed. There is no need to pre-book tickets for the shows; tickets can be purchased from reception on the day. Suitable for children who can sit still for 30 minutes.
Show times are at 11am, 12 noon, 2pm and 3.15pm, subject to minimum numbers. Shows run at weekends and Bracknell school holidays. The cost of the show is £1.95 per person in addition to the main entrance price to the hands-on science and nature exhibition.

Suitable for

  • 5-6
  • 7-10
  • 11-13

Admission

The cost of the show is £1.95 per person in addition to the main entrance price to the hands-on science and nature exhibition.

Website

http://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/thelookoutweekendandholidayshows

Getting there

By road: From M3 junct 3, take A322 to Bracknell and from M4 junct 10, take A329M to Bracknell. Follow brown tourist signs.

The Look Out Discovery Centre
Nine Mile Ride
Bracknell
Berkshire
RG12 7QW
England

Website

www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/thelookoutdiscoverycentre

E-mail

TheLookOut@bracknell-forest.gov.uk

Telephone

01344 354400

Fax

01344 354422

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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