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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

What's on

Journey to Mars

24 March 2018 - 15 April 2018

Could you have the right stuff to become the first human on Mars?

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May The Fourth

04 May 2018

An evening with The Force

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Small Space Day with OKIDO

11 May 2018

OKIDO are coming to join us for a day of Toddler Fun at the National Space Centre.

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Film Club – Armageddon

12 May 2018

Sit back in the newly refurbished Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium to see if Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck can save…

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A Taste of Science

21 April 2018

A Food Festival with a Science Twist

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Earth Day

22 April 2018

To celebrate Earth Day explore amazing stories and science of the environment.

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See more events happening at the Space Centre!

mascot Look Right Down

Recent Blog Post:

The Vast Emptiness of the Solar System

13/03/2018Written by Tamela Maciel

We’re celebrating British Science Week by encouraging people to Run the Solar System.

Credit: Martina Troiani via Flickr