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Space Day

Explore the universe with light! This day-long package includes Exploring Space, an out-of-this-world science show about light and space travel, a visit to Wonderlab, and a host of amazing optional extras.

Wonderlab 

PRICE: Free
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

PRICE: Free
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!

Science on a Sphere: Planets and Galaxies

PRICE: £2 per person
DURATION: 20 minutes
GROUP SIZE: Maximum 40

Meet our Explainers around the interactive sphere in Wonderlab as we explore the final frontier! See our solar system close up like never before in full HD, and take a tour of moons, stars and exoplanets. Exploring space has never been so easy or immersive.

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 learning@scienceandmediamuseum.org.uk.

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Part of the Science Museum Group