National Space Centre

National Space Centre
Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS
  • Telephone 0116 258 2111
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Explore all things space at this centre where visitors can learn more about everything from astronauts to astronomy. You can also see one of the only known Soyuz spacecraft in Western Europe, a Digistar 3 dome cinema and a planetarium. Plus, there's an on-site restaurant, in case you get hungry.

Event times

There are 5 events at this location

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Astronaut Visit: Don Thomas

NASA astronaut Donald A Thomas gives a talk.

Sat 25 Mar

Cosmic Valentine

A night of romance under the stars to celebrate Valentine's Day, with award-winning cuisine and a cloud-free view of the night sky.

Sat 11 Feb

£85–£125 / 0116 258 2111

High Sheriff's Charity Comedy Night

A great night of comedy to launch the 2017 festival hosted by David Morgan.

Wed 8 Feb

Science of the Time Lords

Step out from behind the sofa for a look at the science behind Doctor Who: time travel, teleportation, regeneration, robots, space travel and more.

Sat 28 Jan

£8 / 0116 258 2111

Double bill of Dalek films.

£14 (£11; Children £11) / 0116 258 2111

Sun 29 Jan

£14 (£11; Children £11) / 0116 258 2111


  • 2 stars
  • 2007
  • UK
  • 130 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Matthew Vaughn
  • Cast: Charlie Cox, Claire Danes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sienna Miller, Ricky Gervais, Jason Flemying, Mark Strong, Rupert Everett, David Kelly, Nathaniel Parker, David Walliams, Peter O'Toole, Robert De Niro

In a countryside town bordering a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm in this star-studded fantasy epic adapted from the novel by Neil Gaiman. Cox lacks pizzazz as the adventurer Tristan, which Vaughn only emphasises by pitching him…

Tue 14 Feb

Times to be confirmed / 0116 258 2111

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