- Museums and Art Galleries
Suitable for all ages
Venue type: Indoor
If any member of your family has ever dreamt of becoming an astronaut then they’re going to love the National Space Centre!
Get ready for lift off as you pull on your helmet to board the iconic 42m high rocket tower, before touring the six interactive galleries that take you on a journey through the spacesuits of the past as you piece together man’s amazing voyage into the unknown. Young children will love Sir Patrick Moore’s Planetarium, which illuminates the wonders of the skies before your eyes and find out all about what’s orbiting Earth.
The Unique 3D SIM ride will put all your space skills to the test before you’re called in to chart planets and see what you can discover as you peer through the telescope. Become a trainee astronaut at the Tranquillity Base, ensuring that you’re well equipped to explore the universe!
Go where no man, woman, or child has been before!
- All weather attraction
- Special films and events
- ATM Available
- Restaurant Onsite
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Toilets Available
- Baby Changing Available
- Disabled Toilets Available
- Parking Available On-site
- Pushchair Friendly
Getting There and Contact Information
Exploration Drive, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5NS, England
Click here to visit National Space Centre's website
0116 261 0261
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
Monday to Friday 10:00 - 16:00
Saturday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Concessions/Kids (5-16): £11.00
Under 5's: Free
Parking (all day): £3.00