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Sleepover at the National Space Centre

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The National Space Centre offers groups such as Brownies, Scouts, and also primary schools to take part in a sleepover event*.

As part of this event your group will get the chance to sleep amongst our out of this world galleries.

There will also be a series of arranged programmes which will entertain and excite your group. These include:

•    A trail around the galleries
•    An Astronaut planetarium show
•    Space themed activies
•    A Tour Of The Night Sky in our Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium
•    Sleeping in the gallery around the exhibitions

Breakfast is provided on the morning after the sleepover

Each child in your group will also receive a woven patch and certificate (patchs for adults can be pre-ordered at £2 each).

Pre-ordered snack pack options are available, for a small charge, please ask our Bookings team for more information

Previous sleepovers have been incredibly successful and our forthcoming events are over subscribed. Response from groups involved has been fantastic; here are just a few comments and also a poem we have received: 

Space Centre Poem

'We were all very impressed with the activities and thought it all ran very well ' 'The Brownies had a fantastic time and the leaders did too!!'  39th Leicester Brownie GuidesSmiley

'The Brownies from 1st Mountsorrel had a great time' Tawny Owl 1st Mountsorrel

'I would have no hesitation in recommending this event.' -J. CampbellSmiley

Make sure your group doesn't miss out, e-mail our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 0116 258-2111 to book your place.

*Minimum numbers apply; contact us for more details.

Leaders:  1 free per 8 children

**Numbers below 150 will not guarantee exclusive hire of the centre.


To find out more about sleepover events download our Sleepover information sheet

If you would like to add a space 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.


Sleepovers for 2020 are now fully booked!

 Dates for 2021 will be released late 2020. Please call our bookings team if you would like to be added to our waiting list. 


If you have a group of 150 and are flexible in your dates then it may be possible for us to arrange an extra event. Please contact our Bookings Team for further information.