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Photo bmag

World class museum in the heart of Birmingham city centre.

Chamberlain Square

Birmingham, B3 3DH

0121 348 8038

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Photo thinktank

Award-winning science museum for fun-packed family days out.

Millennium Point, Curzon Street

Birmingham, B4 7XG

0121 348 8000

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Photo aston

Explore the splendour of one of the last great houses built in the Jacobean style.

Trinity Road, Aston

Birmingham, B6 6JD

0121 348 8100

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Photo blakesley

Discover a fine Tudor house and beautiful gardens just a few miles from the heart of the city.

Blakesley Road

Birmingham, B25 8RN

0121 348 8120

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Photo jewellery

A perfectly preserved workshop in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter.

75-80 Vyse Street

Birmingham, B18 6HA

0121 348 8140

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Photo sarehole

A 250 year old working watermill famous for its association with author J.R.R Tolkien.

Cole Bank Road

Birmingham, B13 0BD

0121 348 8160

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Photo soho

Georgian home of the Birmingham industrialist, Matthew Boulton.

Soho Avenue (off Soho Road)

Birmingham, B18 5LB

0121 348 8150

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Photo weoley

The ruins of an exquisite fortified manor house built 750 years ago.

Alwold Road

Birmingham, B29

0121 348 8160

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Schools

Destination Space: One Big Journey

Thinktank

  • Capacity: 60 pupils
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Cost (per pupil): £8.50
  • Type: Science Show
Book Session

Explore what life is like for the entire space crew of scientists, engineers, trainers and astronauts.

From launching rockets, docking at the International Space Station and tackling emergency challenges, this show offers fantastic insight and learnings into what it takes to undertake a space mission.

Workshop activities include: learning about roles in space crew, rocket launches, space suit materials, daily life for astronauts on the International Space Station.

Part of the Destination Space program celebrating Tim Peake’s mission to the International Space Station. Destination Space, is an exciting and hands-on season of astronauts and adventure for families and schools. 

(Price includes £4.50 Thinktank entry charge.)

About Destination Space

Backed by the UK Space Agency, science centres across the UK have joined forces with the European Space Agency’s first British astronaut, Tim Peake, to provide children all over the UK with a unique opportunity to learn about human space flight and follow life on the International Space Station.

With over 20 million visitors to UK science centres every year, Destination Space will give children across the nation the chance to learn about Tim Peake’s mission through hands-on experiments, rocket demonstrations, space equipment and live video from the International Space Station. 

As well as learning about Tim Peake’s work on the International Space Station, the programme will celebrate the team behind Tim, highlighting great opportunities for young people across the science and space sector. 

More details visit Destination Space or Principia Mission.

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