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With six interactive galleries, the UK’s largest planetarium, unique 3D Simulator Experience 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

Planetarium Upgrade

Our Planetarium will be closed between the 11th December and 10th February due to an upgrade of the projection system. Your ticket will be upgraded to an annual pass and you will receive a voucher upon arrival to see a show, in our newly improved planetarium on a return visit.

Steampunks in Space Launch Night

24 November 2017

Join us as we launch our Steampunk weekend with not one, but three Splendid chaps!

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Steampunks in Space Saturday Night

25 November 2017

A full evening of entertainment to suit all has been created for your delectation and delight.

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Steampunks in Space

25 - 26 November 2017

One of the largest Steampunk events in the UK returns for a fifth dip into steam powered science fiction.

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Small Space Santa Special 2017

22 December 2017

Come along and enjoy a special Christmas Small Space Day, with songs, stories, games and the whole Centre for the…

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Recent Blog Post:

Leonid Meteor Shower 2017

16/11/2017Written by Tamela Maciel

In 2017, the Leonids peak on the 17th and 18th November, with up to 15 meteors per hour.