The National Space Centre

The National Space Centre is the largest visitor attraction on space in the UK. Situated in the Midlands, around 2 miles from Leicester City Centre, it is home to the biggest planetarium in the UK, as well as playing host to many other displays and events throughout the year. Visiting the website will allow you to take a virtual tour of the various areas of the centre and to view a calendar of events to help allow you to plan your visit around fields of interest and make the most out of the day.

Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium

The Star Theatre at the National Space Center, which is the biggest of it’s kind in the UK, was recently renamed as the Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium and is a full 360° dome. Sir Patrick Moore attended the renaming ceremony himself, unveiling a plaque and giving talks. The planetarium combines a variety of cutting edge technologies in video, sound and computer animation in order to create a sensational entertainment experience.

Special Events

The space centre hosts lots of special events throughout the year and tickets can be booked online to prevent disappointment and a wasted journey. Visit their website to view upcoming events and ensure you don’t miss out on any exciting opportunities.

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