Is your son or daughter a big Sci-Fi fan? Do they constantly map constellations or collect little green aliens? For those aspiring astronauts, or simply those who want to learn more about the history of man’s space exploits, the National Space Centre in Leicester is a fantastic day out.
Packed to bursting with information, important documents and exciting replicas of official spaceships, the National Space Centre is an ideal family destination for anyone with kids who love space and all things interstellar. Plus with several interactive activities, there are several ways for kids to get involved. The Space Centre regularly hosts sci-fi themed events for those who are looking for something a little more niche, and a full list of their upcoming events is available on the official website.
The National Space Centre also offers special features for children’s birthday parties, including viewings for the Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium, a world acclaimed cinematic experience that combines high definition visuals and surround sound to create a truly unforgettable experience.
The Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium hosts a variety of different shows, so there is always something different showing every time you visit.
Leicester Space Centre offers various special offers to school outings, depending on the time of year. The Space Centre is located a mere 5 minutes drive from Leicester city centre. Why not hire a coach from Birmingham and make it a group trip?