Discover the world of Space Gastronomy at National Space Centre

Discover the world of Space Gastronomy at National Space Centre

Join the National Space Centre’s Mission Commanders for a bumper half term period dedicated to bogies, bums, trumps and burps… the science of all the gross stuff our bodies do in space.

Gastronauts Workshop

Life in Space can be very challenging for astronauts.Through live demonstrations and hands on science find out what an astronaut eats, what happens to food as it is digested and how exactly does and astronaut use the toilet.


How would you like to make your very own trumps? Drop in for a science lesson with a difference and a chance to take home your very own Trump in a Pot!

Rocket Garden

A make and take craft for our youngest visitors to enjoy. Design and build your rocket to house a very special cress cargo. Place it on your windowsill and watch it grow when you get home.

One from the Vaults

Join the Science Interpreters from the University of Leicester and the Public Programmes team to get your hands on some of the exciting space food artefacts in the collection that are not on display.

Life in Space Sticker Trail

Complete a treasure hunt around the galleries to discover how an astronaut’s body reacts to life in space. Collect a free unique space sticker as your reward.

Visitors can enjoy all of these additional attractions, as well as the Rocket Tower, 3D SIM ride, over 150 interactive elements, a world class exhibition and a 30 minute 360° fulldome Planetarium show included in every day ticket.

Also, visitors can upgrade to a FREE Annual Pass to come back and enjoy it all over again throughout the year*

To find out more, or to book, visit their website:

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