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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.

Open Today 10:00 - 17:00

What's on

Dine in the dark

28 September 2019

An immersive sensory dining experience

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Space Lates – World Space Week

05 October 2019

A curated evening packed with guest speakers, planetarium shows, stargazing and live demos.

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The Matrix 20th Anniversary Screening

11 October 2019

In a world of 1s and 0s… are you a zero, or The One?

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Spooky Space

12 October 2019 - 03 November 2019

Discover the darker side of science this half term.

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The Farmageddon Family Halloween Party

26 October 2019

Close encounters of a furred kind!

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Space Lates – Apollo 12

16 November 2019

A curated evening packed with guest speakers, planetarium shows, stargazing and live demos.

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Wild Wild West 20th Anniversary Screening

22 November 2019

Enjoy a wiki-wiki-wa-wa-west evening with Captain James T. West

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Chap Hop and Cheese

23 November 2019

A night of chap hop, science and cheese!

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Steampunks in Space 2019

23 - 24 November 2019

The Steampunks are back! Or maybe they never left… who knows with time travel?

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Museum Shop Sunday

01 December 2019

Get creative and support local independent makers.

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Recent Blog Post:

A History of Space Toilets: How to Go in Space

18/09/2019Written by Dan Kendall

The weird, wonderful, and grim history of space toilets.

Apollo 10 crew - Credit: NASA

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