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Space Day

Explore the universe with light! This day-long package includes a fantastic science show, a visit to Wonderlab and the option to add an IMAX screening.

Standard itinerary


Book a Space Day and your students can visit Wonderlab and enjoy the out-of-this-world science show Exploring Space absolutely free.

To make the most of your visit to the museum, we recommend adding our amazing, great value optional extras, including an interactive show and IMAX 3D documentary—see ‘additional options’ below.


DURATION: 30 minutes
GROUP SIZE: Maximum 80

Visit our most interactive gallery and get hands-on with science. In Wonderlab, students can investigate how light and sound work through an amazing range of fun, interactive exhibits. By experimenting, playing and exploring, they will learn about how light and sound are the building blocks of the technology we use every day.

More about Wonderlab

Exploring Space show

DURATION: 25 minutes
GROUP SIZE: Maximum 110

Blast off on a mission to explore space! Students can discover our universe in this action-packed live show. They’ll learn how astronauts explore our universe, find out what distant planets and stars can tell us about our world, then see the museum’s very own rocket take off for an explosive grand finale!

IMAX 3D: A Beautiful Planet 

PRICE: £5.50 per person
DURATION: 45 minutes
GROUP SIZE: Minimum 30; maximum 190

A spectacular 3D documentary in our IMAX cinema—the biggest cinema screen in West Yorkshire—is an exciting and visually stunning way for your students to understand more about space travel. Narrated by Jennifer Lawrence, A Beautiful Planet presents a breathtaking portrait of Earth with footage captured by astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

More about IMAX 3D: A Beautiful Planet

Please note: If you’re unsure about group sizes, please get in touch—we will always do our best to accommodate your group, and our team will be happy to chat through the options. Email us at

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