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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: Booking in advance is ESSENTIAL (including Annual Pass holders).

Open Today 10:00 - 16:00

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 Ranger Summer

09 July 2022 - 04 September 2022

This Summer join our Mission Commanders for a journey beyond infinity.

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James Webb Space Telescope – First Images Unveiled

18 July 2022

Join us to celebrate the release of the first science-quality images from the revolutionary James Webb Space Telescope.

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Space Lates – Planetary Science

22 July 2022

An evening for those interested in astronomy, space missions, and the exciting research happening locally, globally and out in space.

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Space Cadets IN-PERSON: Summer Sessions

19 July 2022 - 04 August 2022

To support Home Education and Lost Learning, our Discovery Team will be hosting two LIVE, three-day space club sessions over…

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Space Cadets ONLINE – Summer Sessions

26 July 2022 - 23 August 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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Small Space Day – Teddy Toddler Day

09 September 2022

Calling all toddlers… bring your special cuddly friend to our day dedicated to early years development.

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Space Crafts

07 July 2022

Discover fun Space Crafts and downloadable resources.

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See more events happening at the Space Centre!

Events
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Recent Blog Post:

Mars Pathfinder

30/06/2022Written by Catherine Muller

Celebrating Mars Pathfinder - 25 years since the spacecraft delivered a lander and rover to study the Red Planet.

Pathfinder’s view of Sojourner. Credit: NASA

👩‍🚀 This Summer join our Mission Commanders for a journey beyond infinity and launch into a summer of fun thanks to our friends at Disney and Pixar.

📅 09 July 2022 - 04 September 2022

🎟️ Booking in Advance is Essential (Including Annual Passes): https://spacecentre.co.uk/event/space-ranger-summer/