Exclusive Hire

The National Space Centre can be hired exclusively in the day and evening providing a versatile and multi-functional array of unique event spaces.

It is perfect for exhibitions, conferences, dinners and product launches. Contact our experienced events team to discuss how you can take advantage of the whole centre. 

Space Theatre Classroom Cabaret Boardroom U-Shape Rounds Exhibition Space Ceiling Height
Shuttle Suite 200* 40 120** 42 30 120** 22.51m x 11.16m 2.6m
Endeavour Room 30 0 20 20 18 20 5.45m x 11.16m 2.6m
Atlantis Room 50 18 20 20 20 20 5.45m x 11.16m 2.6m
Discovery Room 70 24 30 28 27 30 6.89m x 11.16m 2.6m
Columbia Room 30 0 20 16 12 20 4.72m x 11.16m 2.6m
Planetarium 192 0 0 0 0 0 N/a N/a
Rocket Tower 100 0 0 0 0 100 Yes
Team Building Centre 8 - 32 people
Team building workshops 10 -120

* Stand up buffet only – lunch served in the Rocket Tower

** 10 per table – lunch served in the Rocket Tower

Space Reception Dinner Theatre
Rocket Tower 300 100 0
The Soyuz Lounge 300 0 0
Hub of the galleries 500 300 350
Entire Centre 500 300 0
Planetarium 0 0 192
Entire Centre 500 300 0

*Entire Centre – Exhibitions, Conferences, Open days, Workshops, Recruitment days. Capacities determined per bespoke requirements, available on request.

Apollo 11 Moonwalk Credit NASA

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Case Studies




During a four-day exclusive hire of the National Space Centre, Dreams brought together over 1,000 Dreams and Tempur colleagues to launch the most significant product change for Tempur in five years. The event focused on showcasing the new Tempur products and providing a business update in the awe-inspiring planetarium.



National Highways


The National Highways conference fully utilised the centres unique backdrops and facilities, both internally and externally, for their National Commercial Vehicle Safety conference. The event addressed key issues that commercial fleet operators should focus on to help reduce collisions and save lives on the roads.



During a one-day exclusive hire, The Kitchen Bathroom Buying Group (KBBG) held its 2024 Annual Members’ Meeting. The event featured a futuristic theme with a large exhibition, immersing members and suppliers in a revolutionary conference held in the UK's largest planetarium.