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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 the National Space Centre will be closed on Wednesday 26th February.

Open Today 10.00 - 17.00

What's on

Mission Mars

15 - 23 February 2020

Mars needs YOU!

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Pitch Black 20th Anniversary Screening

28 February 2020

Don’t be afraid of the dark. Be afraid of what’s in the dark.

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UK in Space Festival

07 March 2020

A Celebration of British Science Week and the UK in Space.

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Brickish Weekend

14 - 15 March 2020

A weekend dedicated to LEGO©, the iconic colourful plastic brick.

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Failure is NOT an Option

03 - 17 April 2020

An out of this world Escape Room experience!

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Apollo 13

04 - 19 April 2020

Houston, we’ve had a problem here!

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Apollo 13 Anniversary Screening

11 April 2020

Failure is not an option.

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Small Space Alien Explorers

11 May 2020

Become alien explorers with our special early year’s development toddler day.

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Exoplanets Exploration

23 - 31 May 2020

There’s no place like home

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Home Education Day

22 April 2020

A day dedicated to home educated children and their families

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See more events happening at the Space Centre!

mascot Look Right Down

Recent Blog Post:

Introducing Our Sun

07/02/2020Written by Tamela Maciel

The key facts about our closest star and what we still don't know.

The Sun captured by SDO. Credit: NASA

🔴🚀 Did you know? We are lucky enough to have the EVA spacesuit that was used during the filming of @MartianMovie.

👨‍🚀 Come and see the suit worn by award-winning actor Matt Damon this #MissionMars half term.

🎟️ https://spacecentre.co.uk/event/mission-mars/