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Good family day out

Went with my 5 and 7 yr olds who loved the children's activities to earn their cadet badges. A lot... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Pirongia, New Zealand
So much fun

My daughter had such a “blast” we went two days in a row because she couldn’t stop talking about... read more

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“all ages”(14 reviews)
An inspiring educational attraction for all ages. Experience the world of space and astronomy through displays and interactive activities. Our centrepiece exhibit is a small but fascinating collection of artifacts from the American and...more
5 Whitmore Street | Corner of Whitmore and Lyon Streets, Kihikihi 3800, New Zealand
+64 7-870 1966
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All reviews virtual reality school trip all ages amazing collection hands on activities kids and adults year olds all age groups waikato region rainy day lots of fun whole family couple of hours space station space exploration space memorabilia excellent place to learn
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went with my 5 and 7 yr olds who loved the children's activities to earn their cadet badges. A lot to see and read - probably better for older children or those really into space. Dave was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter had such a “blast” we went two days in a row because she couldn’t stop talking about it. What an awesome place in an awesome town 👌

Thank daviethv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited with our grandchildren (4 years girl, 6 years boy) thinking this would take, maybe, half an hour. What a surprise we got. The kids loved it and so did we. There’s something for everyone, from hunting for “treasure” to gain Space Cadet statuses,...More

Thank Traveler828072
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited the space Centre on 2 class trips - one with 5&6 year olds and the other with 9&10& 11 year olds. This little space center may not look like much but man has it got a lot of interesting info and things...More

Thank Tikitourer11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The space centre would be perfect for enthusiasts and tourists merely looking for something to do on a rainy day. Suitable for all ages! We had a great time and may finally be convinced of the moon landings

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As part of our learning about the Solar System, we organised a school trip to the Te Awamutu Space Centre. We took four classes of Year 5 and 6 students, over two days. The trip was a great success. Dave and his team organised the...More

Thank kirsty c
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Kids loved it especially the virtual reality and presentation at the start. Great educational entertainment for the day with lots of activities.

Thank camer0njames
Reviewed 12 September 2018

The Te Awamutu Space Centre is fun and informative & in such a great location! (across the road from a significant NZ history site & such a delicious bakery!) Dave's passion for space is infectious and the amount of information to interact with & enjoy...More

Thank HfromHamilton
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Went with a school trip, kids loved it. Virtual reality googles are fab and lots of different activities for the kids :)

Thank mandiimandii
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We only found out about this place about 2 months ago. Have been twice so far, great displays, great layout, lots to learn/explore. My son (and husband) enjoyed everything at the space center. Having been to NASA Johnson Space Center in December 2017, it's great...More

Thank Nerida G
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