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Perfect Planetariums for space explorers

Written by Rachel Cave

Let’s go on a fun day with your little space rangers in tow,
For space lovers, we’ve got a list with some fab places to go!
From Winchester Science Centre, Southend Planetarium and more,
These are the most out of this world spots to explore!

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium, Hampshire


Winchester Science Museum at you could hold a meteorite and moon rock, launch your own rocket or catch a show in the planetarium. A perfect way for little ones to learn about the stars. Find out more.

Southend Planetarium, Essex

Enjoy fascinating live talks and learn all about the night sky including the solar system and astronomy with shows which are suitable for ages 7+ Find out more.

Armagh Planetarium, Northern Ireland

Kids (and adults) will learn about our exploding universe during this fun family space adventure. Find out more.

Royal Observatory, London


Visit the home of the world famous Greenwich Mean Time, and London’s only planetarium! Enjoy shows as well as seeing the fascinating collections of timekeeping instruments. Stand either side of the Meridian line which divides eastern and western hemispheres – how cool! Find out more.

The National Space Centre, Leicester

This day out is sure to guarantee super space fun!  Check out the Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium or check out the solar system where you can drive a Martian rover on the red planet and much more! Find out more here: 

‘We The Curious’ Science Centre; Bristol

You are guaranteed a unique day out full of fun and discovery aimed at people of all ages. Enjoy  ‘Destination Space’ and ‘Winter Stargazing’. Find out more.

Liverpool Planetarium, World Museum Liverpool

Suitable for all the family, this fantastic planetarium offers free admission. you will take off on a magical journey through space. Be sure to check out the Night Sky’ show! Find out more.

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