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Excellent but crowded

Took a 4yo and a 15yo. Tough to please them both, but this place managed for three hours... read more

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Ali0818
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London, United Kingdom
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Educational and interesting

We visited the Space centre with our two 6 year old grandchildren. My grandson has a fascination of... read more

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urbanangel
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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The National Space Centre really is a visit that is out of this world. Take a journey through out themed galleries, stopping at over 150 interactive experiences! Sit back in awe in the UK’s largest planetarium as we take you on a voyage of discovery...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took a 4yo and a 15yo. Tough to please them both, but this place managed for three hours! Excellent exhibits, lots of hands on stuff. Arrived before it opened and got in fairly quickly. Wish we’d know about the tranquility zone though as it Came...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ali0818
prmillington, Public Relations Manager at National Space Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Huge thanks for visiting the National Space Centre and your review. Thank you for your feedback. We are incredibly busy during school holiday periods and so this may explain why lots of people were exploring Tranquility Base. We are very happy to hear you had...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the Space centre with our two 6 year old grandchildren. My grandson has a fascination of all things about outer space and this was magical as it kept his attention and interest all of the time we were there. A lot of the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank urbanangel
prmillington, Public Relations Manager at National Space Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Huge thanks for visiting the National Space Centre and your review. We are delighted you had a great day out and look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 2 days ago

Super day out and free return trip for a year so thats a bonus. The 3D cinema was brilliant and there is so much to see and do. Plenty of new and interesting facts learnt during the day. Unfortunately some parts were not working as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KelD30
prmillington, Public Relations Manager at National Space Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Huge thanks for visiting the National Space Centre and your 5* review. Thanks for your feedback regarding the exhibits, we will pass this on to our maintenance team. We are delighted you had a great day out and look forward to welcoming you back again...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent a good few hours looking around the Space centre exhibits . Excellent facilities and great interaction for everyone. We visited the planetarium, which was really good, it does get busy, but there is enough room everyone. Ample parking on site and the cafe offers...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SandS_Monkey
prmillington, Public Relations Manager at National Space Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Huge thanks for visiting the National Space Centre and your review. We are delighted you had a great day out and look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 2 days ago

The Valentine's Day event was pure magic and I hope that it is an annual event. Free to wander around exhibits, drink in hand, plus an excellent 4 course meal and no time pressure, what better way to spend an evening. The highlight was the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mike S
prmillington, Public Relations Manager at National Space Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Huge thanks for visiting the National Space Centre for Cosmic Valentine and your amazing 5* review. We are delighted you had a great evening and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. We will pass on your feedback to the events team.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My partner is space mad. Did a surprise visit to here for her birthday and she was so excited she literally welled up (she won't thank me for this). I hoped that the place justified the emotions she felt. She loved it. We recently went...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lane-English
prmillington, Public Relations Manager at National Space Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Huge thanks for visiting the National Space Centre and your amazing 5* review. We are delighted you had a great day out and look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place has a great ambiance. Visited for a business related party. Enough to see around, and great for a day out with children, I assume.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Blessy B
prmillington, Public Relations Manager at National Space Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Huge thanks for visiting the National Space Centre and your review. We are glad you enjoyed your business trip you and look forward to welcoming you back again.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Cam for a visit as we were staying locally and really enjoyed it. The other half went into need mode but we had a great time and was well worth the visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
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prmillington, Public Relations Manager at National Space Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Huge thanks for visiting the National Space Centre and your 5* review. We are delighted you had a great day out and look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son loves coming to the Space acentre. So much to see. If you book online, your ticket can get converted to an annual pass. You can bring a packed lunch as there is a room with lots of tables for meals.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cabradyp16
prmillington, Public Relations Manager at National Space Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Huge thanks for visiting the National Space Centre and your 5* review. We are delighted you had a great day out and look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 9 year old and I came to Leicester on the train, an hour journey approx, to visit the Space centre and I'm not sure why it took us so long to come here. It is a short bus journey from the train station. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ChewBoo
prmillington, Public Relations Manager at National Space Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Huge thanks for visiting the National Space Centre and your 5* review. We are sorry you felt the cost of items in the shop were expensive. As a small independent education charity in receipt of no funding, our buying power does not allow us to...More

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Linda R
8 February 2019|
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Response from Nateontravel | Reviewed this property |
Yes absolutely, they have the bottom of a rocket held above the area and every 10 minutes it goes through take off, very exciting for kids
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Steven G
23 November 2018|
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Response from HuiM60 | Reviewed this property |
£15 for adults, £12 for kids over 5, once you buy the ticket you will also get a free 12 month annual pass. Enjoy.
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Steph2618
31 October 2018|
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Response from ljfreer | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is heated. We went last month and there were a lot of people carrying their coats or jackets. I can't say for sure though. I haven't been during winter yet.
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