Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium

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“It’s like taking the best high definition cinema screen, wrapping yourself in it, adding great surround sound and an awesome storyline and amazing images.”

When you buy a ticket to the National Space Centre you will also be able to see one of our award winning planetarium shows at no extra cost.

Each show combines the latest edge-blended video technologies, sound and computer animation to immerse you in a full 360º fulldome cinema experience. 

The Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium is the largest in the UK and was opened in 2012 by the astronomy hero Sir Patrick Moore to a packed house.Smiley


Now Showing: 'We Are Stars!', narrated by Andy Serkis

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The National Space Centre has launched a brand new planetarium show, from the multi-award winning NSC Creative.

Sit back and explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins, in the comfort of the UK's largest planetarium.

Discover what we are made of, where we come from and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe.

Narrated by Andy Serkis, this new show will be available to all visitors of the National Space Centre, included in all day ticket entry.