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Your Journey Starts Here

With six interactive galleries, the UK’s largest planetarium, and the iconic 42m high Rocket Tower, the award-winning National Space Centre is an out of this world experience.

Please note: Booking in advance is ESSENTIAL (including Annual Pass holders).

Open Today 10:00 - 16:00

Travellers’ Choice Winner

We’re over the moon to be voted a Travellers’ Choice Winner, putting our Leicester based charity in the top 10% of attractions in the world.

What's on

Martian May

28 May 2022 - 05 June 2022

Join our Mission Commanders on the Red Planet this half term

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Supper Club

11 June 2022

Take a seat in the heart of our galleries for a fine dining experience with a view of the stars,…

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Space Cadets Club ONLINE (May)

31 May 2022

To support Home Education and Lost Learning, our Discovery team will be hosting an online space club sessions for kids…

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Space Lates – Planetary Science

22 July 2022

An evening for those interested in astronomy, space missions, and the exciting research happening locally, globally and out in space.

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Space Crafts

26 May 2022

Discover fun Space Crafts and downloadable resources.

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See more events happening at the Space Centre!

Events
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Recent Blog Post:

What are the Phases of the Moon?

12/05/2022Written by Michael Darch

Exploring our Moon and its various monthly phases, along with how the Moon affects us here down on Earth.

The Moon photographed from the International Space Station just above the Earth. Credit: NASA

📺🚀 Watch a LIVE talk all about "Bringing the Wonders of Space to Everyone" with our Head of Learning and Teaching @Sophestar. IT's part of a @SANSA7 Space Talk webinar. https://twitter.com/SANSA7/status/1529813101180223489