Looking for an intergalactic day out how about a trip to the award-winning National Space Centre in Leicester? It’s a truly out of this world experience with six interactive galleries on display, the UK’s largest planetarium, and the iconic 42m high Rocket Tower. This activity is ideal for anyone who has a big interest in anything space!

Is there a space museum in England?

Yes! The award-winning National Space Centre is located 2 miles from the Leicester city centre.

Whether it’s for a family day out or an educational trip the National Space Centre will have you covered. Your kids may also want to try out the Space Cadets Club which runs through summer each year with lots of fun activities all about space!

  • Prices from £12.50 per person depending on age
  • Opening times from 10 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday
  • Children under 5 years old go free!
  • Events and summer clubs are on offer

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