Destination Space

The ultimate day out for budding astronauts and space engineers! 

Weekend Activities

Visitors can drop in to these special activities, delivered in partnership with Destination Space*, at no extra cost:

  • Experience a fantastic live science show all about satellites. These will be running at 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:30 and 15:30.
  • Our Curiosity Officers and Inspirers will be running space-themed activities and challenges in the Invention Studio including DIY satellites, create your own Solar System mobile and K'Nex Mars Rover building.

*Destination Space is a national STEM programme created and run by the UK Association for Science and Discovery Centres (ASDC) and funded by the UK Space Agency.

For further information about everything we offer here, visit our Plan Your Visit page.

Planetarium Shows

Complete your space experience with a visit to our planetarium - savings are available for those who book General Admission and planetarium tickets in the same transaction. Click here for the full programme of live, presenter-led shows and 360° fulldome films!

How to book

Please be aware that we have a large group visiting on Sunday 10 February and we are expecting to sell out in advance. Please consider coming on Saturday when the Centre will feel less busy.

Book General Admission using the relevant online booking link below. Book at least 3 days in advance and save 25% on admission!

You will also have the option to reserve your free live science show, which we recommend doing to guarantee your place.







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