Your Journey Starts Here
With six interactive galleries, the UK’s largest planetarium, unique 3D Simulator experience and the iconic 42m high Rocket Tower, the award-winning National Space Centre is an out of this world experience.
Open Today 10:00 - 16:00
Due to essential maintenance work the Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium will be closed on Monday 6th, Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th March.
New for 2017
Journey to the surface of Venus!
A brand new immersive experience. Take a journey to the surface of the hostile planet, Venus.
Travel through sulphuric acid clouds, encounter atmospheric pressure 92 times higher than on Earth and try to survive temperatures of up to 460°C.
New Mercury gallery
New Live Space gallery
Science of the Time Lords
Time to discover the science behind one of the world’s most popular TV franchises, if you can come out from behind the sofa for long enough of course!See More