Halloween Half Term Holidays have taken over at the National Space Centre and a team of mad scientists have decided to have so much fun they want you to come along and enjoy it too. See mad science, make slime and discover the frightening side of space.

The School of Science Magic - come and join our department heads for lessons in charms, potions, transfiguration and divination.

DAILY 12:15, 13:15 and 15:30

Hubble Bubble – see some of the latest and most amazing images from the Hubble Deep Space Telescope on our magical touch table.

Planescarium Show – we have compiled a feast of bewitching astronomical delights that have been observed using our space magic (alright... advanced space technology). So let us know which one you think is scariest!  Let our presenter led show guide you on a tour of a night sky with a few Halloween twists –  DAILY 14:30 additional paid ticket required (£3.00 per person).

Giant Spiders - make your own Halloween spider to take away and scare your family and friends.

DAILY 11:00 - 13:00

Get Slimed – learn how to become a spooky scientist and create your own ghoulish fun green slime.

DAILY 14:00 - 16:00

Halloween Crafts - drop in, all holiday in Exploring the Universe

  • Boo Glasses
  • Finger Puppets
  • Make a Witch

For full details visit National Space Centre