National Space Centre

A Great Day Out!


We can offer you and your school the chance to come along to our space centre!

All of our programmes are linked with the National Curriculum for Primary and Secondary Education. The National Space Academy partnership, led by the National Space Centre, is specifically focused on supporting secondary students and their teachers.

Opening times!

When we are open

Tuesday - Friday 10:00 - 16:00

Saturday - Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

February Half Term Holiday (16-21 Feb) 10:00 - 17:00

Easter Holiday (5 - 27 April) 10:00 - 17:00

May Bank Holiday (5 May) 10:00 - 17:00

May Half Term Holiday (24 May - 1 June) 10:00 - 17:00

Summer Holiday (12 July - 31 August) 10:00 - 17:00

October Half Term Holiday (18 October - 2 November) 10:00 - 17:00

Christmas Holiday (20 December - 4 January) 10:00 - 17:00

come visit us!

this link will lead you to our booking page!
"National Space Centre" Leicester, England


Kodu is a game making program where you can make and play your own game there are a variety of materials that you can change the land into and you can even make a space game where you can place down a mars rover and program him to move and even shoot!The enemy of this game could be a sputnick these are little spaceships that you can program to move about and shoot you if you get to close! AND you can program a boss to anitiate once you have do something specific (see image below)


At the National Space Centre we have a gift shop with a variety of items to do with space such as toys and games