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National Space Centre

Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS, United Kingdom

The National Space Centre is a science and discovery visitor attraction in the heart of the UK.

Go on a mission of scientific discovery in our interactive galleries!

Sit back and enjoy an award winning fulldome show in the UKs largest planetarium.

Find out the latest happenings in space and get hands on with artefacts in our gallery busking sessions.

Head into space thanks to our BRAND-NEW immersive experience in Tetrastar Spaceport.

All included in the one ticket price (we even offer an automatic FREE Annual Pass upgrade, so you can come back throughout the year).

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Opening Times


Monday - Friday

10.00 - 16.00

Saturday - Sunday

10.00 - 17.00

School Holidays

Open Daily

10.30 - 17.00



Adult (16+)


Child (5-16)*




*Must be accompanied by an adult


**Over 65, NUS with Totum photo card or UniDays with one other form of photo ID, disabled people.


A Personal Assistant can be added to your booking with proof of DLA or PIP.
Please email with your booking reference to add a Personal Assistant.

On the Door

Adult (16+)


Child (5-16)*




All day Parking



Motorhome/ Minibus/ Van




Baby Changing

Car Parking

Disabled Access

Picnic Site


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