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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 - 16:00

What's on

One Giant Leap

13 July 2019 - 01 September 2019

This summer take a trip to the Moon.

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Apollo 11 Space Lates and Sleepover

20 July 2019

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of humankind landing on the moon the National Space Centre is hosting an exciting Space…

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Alien 40th Anniversary Screening

06 September 2019

In space no one can hear you scream.

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Small Space Teddy Bear Day

09 September 2019

Bring your special cuddly friend to a special early year’s development toddler day.

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Home Education Day

18 September 2019

A day dedicated to home educated children and their families

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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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Steampunks in Space 2019

23 - 24 November 2019

Travelling in time, the Steampunks are back, or maybe they never left, who knows with time travel?

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Recent Blog Post:

The BIS Lunar Spacesuit

17/07/2019Written by Dan Kendall

Building the British Interplanetary Society Lunar Spacesuit - the first serious attempt to design a spacesuit for the Moon.

Credit: British Interplanetary Society