Times and Prices

318 Days for the Price of One
Take advantage of this special offer. Buy your tickets in advance to upgrade to a FREE Annual Pass.


Adult 13.00

Child (5-16)* 11.00

Concession§ 11.00

Under 5 FREE 

Parking (all day ) 2.00**

QuoteyFor just £17 extra for a family of 4, you can get two full days out at Conkers and Snibston when you buy a Must See 3 ticket at the National Space Centre!

We are open:

Tuesday - Friday 10:00-16:00
Saturday & Sunday 10:00-17:00

We are closed on Mondays, except for the following holidays:

May Bank Holiday (5 May) 10:00 - 17:00

May Half Term Holiday (24 May - 1 June) 10:00 - 17:00

Summer Holiday (12 July - 31 August) 10:00 - 17:00

October Half Term Holiday (18 October - 2 November) 10:00 - 17:00

For some special events, we are also open in the evening, check the Calendar for details!

Red Calendar Legend : We are open!

Blue Calendar Legend : Special/Premium Event (see event pages for full details)


Please note, the Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium is closed for public screenings on 28th Feb, and 1st, 2nd, 26th and 27th March.


For full terms and conditions of the Annual Pass offer please click HERE

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Must See Three

Enter a world of discovery at Conkers •  Take off at the National Space Centre • Experiment at Snibston Save over 35% on three amazing family days out.

 Enjoy three full days out at three world class attractions with our special Must See 3 ticket. Two Adults and two children under 14 are just £65, that's a saving of 35%!

Buy a Must See 3 ticket at the National Space Centre next time you visit (valid until 15.12.2014)

Family of 4       £65 
Adult               £25
Child               £15

*Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. § Over 60, Student (NUS card required), Disability. Parking for a full day is just £2

** Booking parking on-line does NOT reserve a parking space.

From our Blog:

Back in the beginning, when the National Space Centre was still covered in a film of building dust, a lovely chap joined the team to narrate a brand new fulldome planetarium show, that man was Richard Attenborough and this week his show returns to the dome to honour his memory.


Space Now:

Future Newcastle. Image credit: Activision.Recently Activision asked for some insights into the future of space flight. Together we created a futuristic glimpse of some iconic UK cities to celebrate the release of their new video game, Destiny.


Birthday Parties:

Celebrate your birthday at the National Space Centre with our fantastic birthday party packages!

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