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3 Best Places To Visit in Leicester, UK

Expert recommended Top 3 Places To Visit in Leicester, UK. All of our places to visit actually face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes local reviews, history, business standards, ratings, satisfaction, trust, price and their trading excellence. Only the bee's knees!

NATIONAL SPACE CENTRE

Exploration Drive, Leicester LE4 5NS Directions

Since 2001

Here’s The Deal:
National Space Centre is the largest UK's space visitors centre. Visitors can discover six galleries filled with space suits, rockets, satellites and meteorites, including the famous Rocket Tower. The famous Rocket Tower in the centre is home to the Blue Streak and Thor Able rockets, and also the Gagarin Encounter, the Apollo Lunar Lander and the actual Moon Rock. Not only walking through the mockup of the International Space Station's Columbus Module, but visitors can also get the answer to the National Space Centre's most asked question. Take the time out of your trip to drive a red planet Martian rover, take a Saturn bath and also see Venus in 3D. Move into the Stellarium to see how the Sun fits into the known universe.

SPECIALITY:
Special Events, Conferences, Exhibitions, Venue Hire, Digital Visualisation, Collections, School and Group Visits, Christmas Parties, Gift Shops, Cafe, Scouting and Guiding Groups, Interactive Live Science Show, Educational Resources, Learning Programs, Tower, Displays & Rocket Building Workshop

£Price: Adult: £15.50
Child (5-16), Senior Citizen, Disability: £12.50
Concessions: £12.50

Registration 03485236

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spacecentre.co.uk

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Mon-Sun: 10am - 5pm

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TROPICAL BIRDLAND

Lindridge Lane, Desford, Leicester LE9 9GN Directions

Since 1984

Here’s The Deal:
Tropical Birdland is a place Where young and old visitors can get interested in the Magic. It is a 6.5-acre reserve. Each square inch has been committed to giving a home to the most attractive and captivating species. Tropical Birdland is home over 250 feathery residents. The main path through the aviary is home to some of the soft-billed birds. Visitors can spend lots of time as they want to search for all the various species here. In this surrounding natural habitat, woodpeckers, kingfishers, jays and squirrels are only a few species of animals visitors may come across. The Parrot Path is a fantastic spot to get up close and connect with the birds.

SPECIALITY:
Zoo, Birds, Animals, the Parrot Path, Play Area, the Real Macaw Cafe, the Chick Room, Gift Shop, Walk-Through Aviaries & Woodland Walk

£Price: Adults: £8.50
Child: £5.75
Senior, Disabled: £6.25
Disabled child: £4.25
Carer: £3

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tropicalbirdland.com

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Mon-Sun: 10am - 4pm

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LEICESTER MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY

53 New Walk, Leicester LE1 7EA Directions

Since 1849

Here’s The Deal:
'Leicester Museum and Art Gallery' is a museum opened to the public in 1849. Permanent exhibits of the museum consist of Dinosaurs, an Egyptian field, Leicestershire minerals, the first local Charnia fossil discovered, and wild space. A display area that varies regularly on the first floor of the museum. The Egyptology section has been expanded by covering life in Egypt in more detail, and also a team focusing on death in Egypt, where the four mummies are housed. The objects were mostly from Europeans visiting Egypt. Leicester Museum and Art Gallery holds a collection of over 400 artefacts from the Ancient Egyptian period but was only able to view about a third of them.

SPECIALITY:
Ancient Egypt, Dinosaurs, Wild Space, the Victorian Art Gallery, Arts & Crafts Gallery, Picasso Ceramics, Temporary Exhibitions, Entertaining Talks, Children’s Handling Sessions, Lunchtime Concerts, Gift Shop & Cafe

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leicestermuseums.org

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Mon-Fri: 11am - 4:30pm
Sat & Sun: 11am - 5pm

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