Travelling by train to the Centre for Life is super-simple. The nearest railway station to the Centre for Life is Newcastle, which is served by TransPennine Express, LNER, Northern and CrossCountry services throughout the day. It's 4 minutes to the Centre for Life on foot. You'll find the Centre for life just outside the station, in Times Square.
The Centre for Life is full of wonders for all to enjoy. You'll find it jam-packed with a fascinating historic collection and intriguing displays, suitable for all ages.
Visit the Centre for Life website for opening information.
|Weekdays||05:00 - 21:20|
|Saturday||05:00 - 21:20|
|Sunday||07:30 - 21:20|
|Staffing level||Full time|
|Shops note||<p>Paperchase, WH Smith, Boots, Sainsbury, Costa, Cafe Nero, Ugots, Pumpkim and ATM Coffee</p>|
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Station Buffet notes|
Coffee shop Food vending machine Public House/Bar Food outlet (Seating available)
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Toilets notes||<p> Toilets are available on Platform 3 & 4 and also Platform 12 </p>|
|Staff Help notes|
ÿChanging PlacesÿToilet is available on Platform 12
|Customer Service notes|
We welcome your feedback, suggestions and ideas to help us to make changes that can develop and grow our business.
|Customer help points||Available|
|Everyday||04:00 - 23:00|
|Carpark name||Station Car Park Short stay|
|Carpark operator||Virgin Trains East Coast Virgin Trains East Coast|
|Car parking spaces||469|
|Cycle storage spaces||116|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Available|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Cycle storage notes|
|Cycle storage notes||<p>28 stands accommodating 56 cycles</p>|
|Step-free access||Whole station|
|Step-free access notes|
Level/ramp access to all platforms. Underpass with lifts to platforms 3 & 4.
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Available|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
|Weekdays||06:15 - 21:00|
|Saturday||06:15 - 21:00|
|Sunday||10:00 - 21:00|
South end of Platform 3
Assistance dogs and other well behaved dogs on leads will be permitted in all Virgin Trains East Coast First Class Lounges
Toilets / Meeting rooms, TV, newspapers
Complimentary: tea/coffee/hot chocolate/orange juice/water/ biscuits