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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.

 

Open Today 10:00 - 17:00

Our 3D SIM is currently undergoing essential maintenance work.

What's on

The Secret World of Gases

14 July 2018 - 02 September 2018

Science beyond the bang!

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Film Club – Hidden Figures

25 August 2018

Hidden Figures tells the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, who served as the brains…

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Small Space

10 September 2018

Small Space is the Toddler Takeover day for our youngest astronauts to enjoy at the National Space Centre.

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Film Club – Planet of The Apes 50th Anniversary Screening

15 September 2018

Somewhere in the universe there must be something better than man.  

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The FAB Worlds of Anderson

22 - 23 September 2018

We celebrate the fantastic legacy of Gerry And Sylvia Anderson in this very special weekend.

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The Planets 360

29 September 2018

Immerse yourself in The Planets on the 100th anniversary of its premiere.

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Go 7! Apollo Half Term

13 October 2018 - 04 November 2018

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first mission in the Apollo space programme to carry a crew into space.

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Wally Funk’s Race for Space

15 October 2018

Wally Funk was one of the thirteen members of the 1961 Women in Space Programme.

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Recent Blog Post:

Perseid Meteor Shower 2018

31/07/2018Written by Tamela Maciel

In 2018, the Perseid meteor shower peaks between 12-13 August, with up to 60-70 meteors an hour!

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