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Great place for al ages

We have been a few times in the past year (as we got an annual pass) every time we have been there... read more

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Beckie S
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Great for all ages

This place is really great for the whole family. Their is a lot of reading so remember your reading... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
grahamhall50
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Leicester, 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

We have been a few times in the past year (as we got an annual pass) every time we have been there has been something new to look at, this time there was a chemistry demonstration and my 5yr old loved it, even though there...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is really great for the whole family. Their is a lot of reading so remember your reading glasses. The 4D cinema is really good. Set aside about 4 hours to see it all.

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Malika A, Manager at National Space Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 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 5 days ago

Well worth a visit, lots to do for adults and children of all ages. Look at website for special events days

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Malika A, Manager at National Space Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 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

Visited with my son. Really good day out, however arrive early as parking gets very busy. The rocket tower was great with lots to do, but did get very warm and stuffy in there. 4d experience was also good. You can return for a year...More

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Malika A, Manager at National Space Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 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

I’ve been meaning to go to Soave Centre in Leicester for years. I took my 6 yr old nephew today and was very disappointed. Whilst the place is dotted with info, there really isn’t much to do. The kids also have to queue to have...More

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Malika A, Manager at National Space Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for visiting the National Space Centre and taking time to offer feedback.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is well worth a visit wether you have toddler or slightly older children lots to do they have special event days so worth checking out the website.Lots of interactive activities and if you like reading lots of interesting boards with facts and questions.

Thank Nicky G
Malika A, 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

I would recommend going to the National Space Centre But not for the day as there isn’t much to do there. I went with some friends and after about 3 hours we had seen everything. I would recommend going here but if you were to...More

Thank Gokarter92
Malika A, Manager at National Space Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting the National Space Centre and taking time to offer feedback. We suggest 3-4 hours (currently) for a basic to the Centre, including the 30 minute planetarium show, however, we do have visitors who really immerse themselves into the galleries who end...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent venue, interesting from start to end, particularly enjoyed the Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium, good facilities for disabled, busy with schoolchildren, but we survived! Would recommend 😃

Thank Jane m
Malika A, 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

Very very expensive, most of the exhibits there are mock ups and falling apart. Non of the interactive displays worked. Very little to see in reality and the main rocket is split into two halves so its not that impressive to look at. The building...More

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Malika A, Manager at National Space Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting the National Space Centre and taking time to offer feedback. We have two major rockets in the tower (although we also have Soyuz in the main entrance and several other rockets on display). They are Blue Streak and Thor Able, both...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kids really enjoyed our visit here. Felt it was good value. Was a great family day out. Worth going. Won’t take an entire day.

Thank Louise M
Malika A, 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.

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My child iand she loved it, if your child is into science and how things work then yes.
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