Space for Everyone: Leicester

Space for Everyone: Leicester

Leicester is the next stop on the UK Space Agency's Space for Everyone Tour! We’re landing in the grounds of the National Space Centre.

Join us to discover the important role of space in our everyday lives and dive into the vast array of space-related jobs in the UK space industry. The best part is the tour is completely free and there’s no need to book in advance.

Simply turn up within the opening hours and immerse yourself in the endless possibilities of space!

We’re also taking part in the National Space Centre’s UK in Space Festival on Sunday 2nd of July. You can find out more here.

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Here’s how you can get to the museum by foot, rail, and car:

By Foot:

To reach the National Space Centre in Leicester on foot, you can follow these directions:

  • Start at your current location. Head northwest on the most direct route towards Exploration Drive. Continue on Exploration Drive until you reach the National Space Centre.
By Rail/Bus:
  • If you prefer taking the train, Check the train schedules to Leicester. You can use a reputable rail website or app to find the most convenient train for you. Arrive at Leicester Railway Station – exit the station and proceed to the nearest bus stop or taxi stand. Take a bus or taxi to the National Space Centre. Buses such as the 54, 54A, or 54B operate from the city center to the Space Centre.
By Car:

For those traveling by car, follow these directions to reach the National Space Centre:

Enter your current location into a reliable GPS or navigation system. Set your destination as Exploration Drive, Leicester. Follow the suggested route to the National Space Centre.

  • The nearest car park to the National Space Centre is the Abbey Pumping Station Car Park, located on Corporation Road, Leicester, LE4 5PX.
  • Park your vehicle there and proceed to the National Space Centre on foot.

Remember to check for any traffic updates or road closures that might affect your journey.

As you explore the tour, you will have the opportunity to engage in various hands-on activities. The tour aims to inspire curiosity and educate visitors about the wide range of opportunities available in space, from engineers and coders to space doctors, artists, and more.

Enjoy your visit to Space for Everyone: Leicester!

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