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National Space Centre

Leicester, Leicestershire, England

  • A child gazing into a telescope at National Space Centre
  • The marvellous exterior of National Space Centre
  • Children gazing into a dome at National Space Centre
  • The Soyuz Lounge at the sensational National Space Centre
  • Children dressed in astronaut costume striking a pose at National Space Centre

Attraction Information

  • Museums and Art Galleries icon 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

Facilities

  • ATM Available ATM Available
  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Available On-site Parking Available On-site
  • Pushchair Friendly Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information

Address

Exploration Drive, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5NS, England

Contact

Click here to visit National Space Centre's website
0116 261 0261

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Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 10:00 - 16:00

Saturday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

Pricing

Adults: £14.00

Concessions/Kids (5-16): £11.00

Under 5's: Free

More Information

Parking facilities

Parking (all day): £3.00

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