Space for Everyone: Swansea
Swansea is the next stop on the UK Space Agency's Space for Everyone Tour! We’re landing in the grounds of the National Waterfront Museum.
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!
Here’s how you can get to the museum by foot, rail, and car:
If you prefer walking, the National Waterfront Museum is conveniently located in Swansea city center. You can reach it by walking through the pedestrian-friendly streets of the city. Consult a local map or navigation app for the best route from your starting point. The address of the museum is: Oystermouth Rd, Maritime Quarter, Swansea SA1 3RD.
If you prefer taking the train, Swansea has excellent rail connections. The nearest train station to the National Waterfront Museum is Swansea Railway Station, which is well-connected to major cities in the UK. Upon arrival at Swansea Railway Station, exit the station and head southwest on High Street. Continue straight until you reach the museum, which is situated on Oystermouth Road.
If you are traveling by car to the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea, the nearest car park is the Marina Multi-Storey Car Park. Here are the directions to the car park and then to the museum:
- Set your GPS or navigation system to Trawler Road, Swansea, SA1 1JW. This will guide you to the Marina Multi-Storey Car Park.
- Once you have parked your car, exit the car park and head northeast on Trawler Road.
- Turn right onto Wind Street and continue straight.
- Take a left onto Oystermouth Road.
- Continue along Oystermouth Road until you reach the National Waterfront Museum, which will be on your right.
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: Swansea!