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Children's Activity Event, Wed 22 Apr 2020, £15.99


National Space Centre

National Space Centre


Exploration Drive,


A day dedicated to home educated children and their families.

The National Space Centre’s Education team is hosting a full day of talks and workshops to home educated children.

Our subject for this Home Education Day is: Earth in Space

Suitable for children aged 5-14, sessions will allow children and adults to work together to achieve their own learning goals.

Price per child £15.99, including workshop, talk, show and entry to the Centre

One FREE accompanying adult per child (must remain with the child at all times)

• 0116 258 2111
• Booking line available 09:00-17:00 Mon-Fri


• Weather workshop
• Operation Earth
• Planetarium Show


• Satellites
• Operation Earth
• Planetarium Show


• Earth in Space
• Operation Earth
• Planetarium Show

Please Note:

– Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times. Adults may be responsible for multiple children, however, they must remain with them throughout the sessions.
– This event is only open to individual home educators, it cannot be booked by schools or groups.
– Only children booked into the activities may attend them. We have a capacity set on each session, which will include booked children and their responsible adult only.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedVenue approved for civil marriageFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 22 Apr 2020 10:00 to 16:00 10:00 to 16:00




  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Venue approved for civil marriageVenue approved for civil marriage
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired


See location of National Space Centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 587065  Lat: 52.65306 Long: -1.13370

By Road: The National Space Centre is located just off the A6, two miles north of Leicester City Centre, midway between Leicester's inner and outer ring roads. Brown road signs with a distinctive rocket logo will direct you from the arterial routes around Leicester.

By Train: Eat Midlands Trains and Cross Country Trains serve Leicester Station. From here you can either take a bus or taxi to the National Space Centre. First Bus 54 runs every 10 minutes Monday to Saturday and every 20 minutes on Sunday from Charles Street, a short walk from the station.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 4.8 km from Leicester station