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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 - 17:00

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

Space Ranger Summer

09 July 2022 - 04 September 2022

This Summer join our Mission Commanders for a journey beyond infinity.

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Space Cadets ONLINE – Summer Sessions

26 July 2022 - 23 August 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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Small Space Day – Teddy Toddler Day

09 September 2022

Calling all toddlers… bring your special cuddly friend to our day dedicated to early years development.

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Home Education Day

13 - 14 September 2022

A day dedicated to home educated children and their families.

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Return of the Garrison

17 - 18 September 2022

A Force-filled fan and family festival

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Chap Hop and Cheese

18 November 2022

Join Mr B, Professor Elemental, Thomas Benjamin Wild Esq and Madam Misfit as we delve into the world of chap…

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Steampunks in Space – Exploration and Discovery

19 - 20 November 2022

A steam-powered celebration of science fiction and the “history that never was”.

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The Curse of King Tut Dinner

19 November 2022

To mark the 100th anniversary of the discovery of the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun. the National Space Centre is hosting…

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Space Crafts

19 August 2022

Discover fun Space Crafts and downloadable resources.

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See more events happening at the Space Centre!

mascot Look Right Down

Recent Blog Post:

Voyager 2

18/08/2022Written by Dhara Patel

NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft is travelling further into space and exceeding expectations 45 years since its launch in 1977.

Asking the big questions: what will @shaunthesheep eat on his trip to the Moon on the #Artemis I mission?

Answer: We herd his bonus food is #pizza, but which topping? Quadroped stagioni or Hawaii-aaan?😉

More about astronaut food 👉 https://blogs.esa.int/orion/2022/08/18/astronaut-food/ #ForwardToTheMoon