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Afternoon Tea and Tour

Afternoon Tea and Tour

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Afternoon Tea and Tour

The Centre is open from 10:00 and the experience includes a ticket for day entry, so you can explore the Rocket Tower and exhibition galleries at your leisure.

During the day you will enjoy a 30 minute show in the UK's largest planetarium (a choice of animated science show, or presenter led tour of the night sky). Also included in the day is a home made cake, locally roasted coffee or artisan tea of your choice in Boosters Cafe, under giant rockets! At 14:00 you will head to the welcome desk to meet either Chloe, Claire, Emma or Alex for a private guided tour. The 60 minute tour is exclusive to Air B'n'B visitors and will include some of the highlight artefacts in the collection, as well as an opportunity to ask questions and get up close with some key pieces from the history of human spaceflight.

The tour will take in the iconic 42m high Rocket Tower and the Centre's exhibition galleries; Into Space, Our Solar System, The Universe, Orbiting Earth, LIVE Space, Space Oddities and Tranquility Base. Each gallery includes an exhibition and artefacts based on the focus or theme. Visitors will also spend time in the Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium, the UK's largest planetarium, and Boosters Cafe.

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National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5NS

Tel: +44 (0)116 261 0261

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