NATIONAL SPACE CENTRE
Exploration Drive, Leicester LE4 5NS Directions
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
National Space Centre is an award-winning centre. You can see six immersive galleries, the largest planetarium in the UK, and the rocket tower, famous 42 m high. NSC holds a variety of fun weekend events, including astronomy nights, film theme days, astronaut tours, and even exclusive star wars. The rocket tower is quite impressive for people of all ages because it towers 42 meters in the air and its semi-transparent "pillow" shape can have as you approach the middle from any direction. It offers a unique venue for a wide variety of events including conventions, marriage dinners and Christmas gatherings.
Price: Adult £15.50
Child (5-16) £12.50
Parking (all day ) £3
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KING RICHARD III VISITOR CENTRE
4A Saint Martins, Leicester LE1 5DB Directions
Visitor Centre, Murder, Learning Programs, A Controversial King, White Boar Cafe, Group Visits, Workshops, Mystery and Mayhem, Facilities and Accessibility, Education, KS4+ Classes, Non-School Groups, an Incredible Discovery, Experience the Legend, Walking Trail, Corporate Events, Exhibition & Cathedral Visit
King Richard III Visitor Center has excellent storytelling, stunning design and technology of the 21st century, telling the exciting and moving story of King Richard III's life, death and discovery. The visitor centre sits on the site of the Grey Friars ' medieval friar, where more than 500 years ago the bones of the king were buried. The show offered a highly visual presentation and have planned for the remainder of the award-winning attraction as an introduction. It serves sandwiches, home-made soup, delicious desserts, hot and cold drinks. It affords free admission for children aged four.
Price: Adult (16+ Years) £9.25
Child (5 – 15 Years) £4.75
Family (2 adults and 2 children) £23
Over 60s, Student £8.30
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ABBEY PUMPING STATION
Corporation Road, Leicester LE4 5PX Directions
Toys and Civil Engineering Exhibits, Public Health, Nine 0'Clock Horses, Pump Room, Collections, Light and Optics, Activities, Walking on Wate, Exhibitions, Architecture Structure, Transport, Heritage Centre, Receptions, The Ghostly Engineer, Private Functions, Gift Shop, Special Events, Displays & Wedding
Abbey Pumping Station is the science and technology museum of Leicester, displaying the industrial, technological and scientific heritage of Leicester. It has two exhibitions tell the literature of more than 200 years of steam and industry science and technology from the early days. The grand victorian architecture and beautifully decorated beam engines were causing great civic pride. It affords free admission and limited parking.