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National Space Centre

National Space Centre

Exploration Drive, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5NS

The National Space Centre is a must-visit attraction if you’re interested in anything astronomical or space related! A number of interactive galleries cover topics ranging from the moon through to the rest of the Universe! The centre is home to the Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium, the largest dome planetarium in the country. And then there is the awesome 42 metre high Rocket Tower with not one but two rockets! The location also opens it’s doors for public stargazing events.


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Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at National Space Centre. View these events on a calendar.

  • Space Lates at the National Space Centre – Planetary Science

    Wednesday 22nd June 2022 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    National Space Centre, Leicester, LE4 5NS

    More info

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