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National Space Centre – Science School Trips & Curriculum-linked Activities Leicestershire

The National Space Centre has a wide variety of interactive hands on galleries for your groups to explore during your visit. These galleries contain everything you need to know about Space including: How Stars are formed, What is gravity like on other planets? and what is it like to be an Astronaut?

“The children were highly enthused from the minute they arrived and were engaged throughout every activity. Their enjoyment continued throughout the visit, onto the coach and was brought back into the classroom.” Ms de Bruyn, St Andrew’s School, Weeley


As part of your visit you will also have a Planetarium Show included. In our 360 degree Planetarium you will experience one of our amazing shows all about Space. To find out more click here.

Gallery Trails

We also offer gallery trails. These trails will guide your groups around a variety of our galleries to answer questions and solve puzzles based on curriculum topics. Click here to find out more..


To enhance your visit why not book one of our fun and informative workshop activities that are all based on National Curriculum guidelines. You can find out about forces through our Rockets workshop or maybe the Earth and Beyond in our Earth, Moon and Sun workshop, or even what an astronaut’s Life in Space is all about!. 

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