Leicester Mobile Planetarium

Leicester Mobile Planetarium

Wonderdome Mobile Planetarium offers flexible quality option, which brings space related shows directly to your venue. We offer a more convenient option of introducing your year group, a whole school or your club members to wonders of the universe. If you want a great activity to ignite a love of astronomy with no administrative hassle of organising a school trip and transport associated cost, for a fraction of the cost of a trip to National Space Center, book a visit from our mobile planetarium. The prices start from £1.80 per person.

For detailed information about what the Leicester mobile planetarium can deliver to your organisation, please follow these links:

primary school
secondary school
special education
scouting groups

Over the years Wonderdome Mobile Planetarium has delivered an outstanding experience of science shows to many schools in Leicester and surrounding areas.  Our mobile dome has delivered space sessions to early years, KS1, KS2, KS3 groups as well as scout/guides groups and SEN schools. While the content of our presenter-led shows revolves around astronomy topics, many schools combine the visit from the mobile planetarium with STEM related cross-school activities or used us to boost pupils’ engagement with maths, English as well as to enrich the Personal, social, health and economic education topics.

Here are just some of the Leicester’s schools, which Wonderdome had visited:

Spinneyhill Primary School , St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy

Woolden Hill Primary School, Riverside Community Primary, Red Hill Field Primary School

St Peter & St Paul CE Academy, Eyres Monsell Primary School

Leicester is strategically positioned for the space exploration in the UK. The city hosts its own National Space Centre, which is open daily and offers out of this world visit for an astronomy enthusiast of any age. The centre hosts its own planetarium shows as well as space displays and exhibitions. The ticket cost Adult £14.00 Child (5 – 16)* £11.00 under 5 free +  Parking (all day) £3.00. More information can be found at https://spacecentre.co.uk

If you are planning to visit Leicester with family than Stay Play Explore Leicester programme offers great deals for a trip with up to five members. For example, £185 for a whole family will get you a stay in a 4* hotel on a B&B basis with an option to visit three out of ten world class local family attractions. The hotels on offer include Hilton East Midlands, Jurys Inn Hinckley Island or Marriott Leicester Hotel. The activities on offer in the deal include National Space Centre, Conkers, Twycross Zoo, King Richard III Visitor Centre.

Our shows will take you on a wonderful learning journey through space. Learning about the planets in our solar system, the constellations, night and day and why planet Earth is so special.

The Wonder Dome Planetarium is an excellent way to learn about the solar system and has shows suitable for:

Reception, KS1, KS2, KS3, Adults

We can visit you for either a half or a full day.

We enjoy visiting Leicester to deliver our mobile planetarium shows. Please contact us for more information.

We look forward to hearing from you.