National Space Centre - Leicester

LOOKING FOR: Heritage, Museums / Galleries
ADDRESS: National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS
TELEPHONE: 0116 261 0261
National Space Centre - Leicester
Great Day Out... With so Much More The award winning National Space Centre is the UK's largest attraction dedicated to space. From the minute you catch sight of the Space Centre's futuristic Rocket Tower, you 'll be treated to hours of breathtaking discovery and interactive fun.

Human Spaceflight: Lunar Base 2025 is the new fantastic experience at the National Space Centre. Become an astronaut and join the crew of our futuristic lunar base to complete your training. Interactive exhibits test your mental and physical ability to survive in deep space. Blast off on a stunning 3D SIM journey to the ice moon Europa.

On your visit to the National Space Centre you will find yourself immersed in an awe-inspiring journey, taking in six differently themed galleries, seeing amazing space rockets, satellites and capsules, taking part in hundreds of interactive hands-on activities and experiencing the latest in audiovisual technology.

The gallery themes cover many topics such as "Exploring the universe: when and how did the universe begin and how might it end?" and "Orbiting Earth: take a look at how we use space in a multitude of ways to enhance life here on Earth."