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Scouting and Guiding

Why not take advantage of our Scouting and Guiding packages throughout the year. By upgrading your ticket to just £15.99* per child you will receive the following:

• Space Trail to help explore the galleries
• Presenter led activities
• Woven badge
• Allocated lunch slot area
• Entrance to the galleries
• Presenter led Tour of the Night Sky Planetarium show

These are only available on certain weekends please contact our bookings team for more information.

*NOTE: Due to the popularity of this package you may be asked to arrive by 09:30 and stay until at least 15:30 to allow us to fit in all the activities with all of the groups.

• £50 deposit per group

• Payment on arrival

Dates for 2018

18 March 2018  Fully Booked 

22 April 2018 Fully Booked

8 July 2018 Fully Booked

15 September 2018 Fully Booked

18 November 2018 Fully Booked


If you would like a longer visit try our sleepovers for a night at the National Space Centre. 

Sleepovers and Scouting and Guiding packages must be pre-booked.

If you would like to add a Cargo Bay Pack to your visit then please e-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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