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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

Book in Advance (including Annual Pass and Voucher holders)

If you feel unwell, please stay at home

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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 Launch UK

12 - 27 February 2022

Get ready to launch the UK into space this half term.

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Cosmic Valentine

12 February 2022

Looking for an unusual, incredible and memorable Valentine celebration? The National Space Centre is hosting a very special evening dedicated…

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Film Club – Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope

14 February 2022

Sit back in the Planetarium and enjoy a screening of Star Wars: Episode IV

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Space Cadets Club (February)

22 February 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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Brickish Weekend

12 - 13 March 2022

The National Space Centre is joining forces with Fairy Bricks and the Brickish Association to host a celebration of all…

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Home Education Day

16 - 18 May 2022

Join the National Space Centre’s Discovery team for two days dedicated to home educated children.

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Space Crafts

29 January 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:

The Outer Space Treaty – What is the Law in Space?

27/01/2022Written by Dhara Patel

Marking 55 years since the signing of the Outer Space Treaty: Is this guide to what we should do in space still fit for purpose?

What's in the Night Sky: February

🔵 5 planets
🌑 How the Sea of Showers was formed on the Moon
✨ Constellation of the Month: Cassiopeia
🛰️ Spot the @Space_Station

Whether you're a novice or an expert check out @hayleyastro's tour of the Night Sky. https://youtu.be/qh7Uk7EMOL4