We will be reopening on 22 May and tickets are now on sale.

Booking in advance is essential (including Annual Pass and Gift Voucher holders).

Please watch our welcome back video before visiting
(we have made changes to ensure the safety of staff and visitors).

The Centre will be open Saturday/Sunday in Leicestershire school term
and Monday to Sunday during Leicestershire school holiday periods.

Tickets for dates after 04 July will be on sale shortly
(please sign up to our Newsletter for advanced notification).

We have reduced capacity to support social distancing

Booking in advance is essential

Please follow Government guidelines on safe distancing

Face coverings must be worn throughout the Centre

If you are feeling unwell, please stay at home

Our team are fully trained and here to help

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


14 - 16 May 2021

A free ONLINE celebration of British Science Fiction.

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Project Astronaut

29 May 2021 - 06 June 2021

Start your half term mission at the National Space Centre.

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Space Cadets Club

02 June 2021

Over the May Half Term holiday our Discovery team will be hosting a brand new ONLINE…

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Space Crafts

11 July 2020

Discover fun Space Crafts and downloadable resources.

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See more events happening at the Space Centre!

mascot Look Right Down

Recent Blog Post:

Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower 2021

04/05/2021Written by Malika Andress

In 2021, the Eta Aquarids peak between midnight and dawn on 6 May 2021, with up to 30 meteors per hour.

🎟️ Last chance to win an annual pass to @spacecentre.

🚀 Take on our online escape room "An Adventure in Time and Space Centre" and the fastest time this weekend wins the prize.