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National Space Centre

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National Space Centre

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National Space Centre

The award winning National Space Centre is an out of this world experience for the whole family!  With six interactive galleries, the UK’s largest planetarium, world unique 3D SIM ride and iconic 42m high Rocket Tower, there really is something for everybody to enjoy.

Add to this on-site parking, café, shop and all the facilities you would expect from a world class attraction and you have an all-weather day out in the heart of the UK.

Each year the Centre hosts many special weekends including celebrations of Star Wars, LEGO and Daleks. School holiday periods are always exciting, as the Centre adds lots of workshops and talks into the mix, so advanced booking is advised.  Don’t forget that if you book in advance you will beat the queues, be able to upgrade to a FREE Annual Pass allowing you to return free of charge – and there are no booking fees!

The National Space Centre is also a unique venue for a wide range of events, from conferences to wedding receptions and Christmas parties. Making the most of the spectacular content and the state-of-the-art building, including the UK’s largest planetarium, the Centre offers a wide range of dynamic venue space for conferences, meetings, weddings, team building, parties and private functions.

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Visitor Details

Key Information

Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS

Tel: +44 (0)116 2610261

Opening Times

Opening hours - term time (1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:00
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Opening hours - school holidays (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

* The Centre is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. Please check the website before any visit to ensure we are open prior to travel.

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