Star attractions: Moon Rock and Meteorites up close and personal!
Join us for a day of fun-filled, space-themed activities for all the family! In conjunction with the BBC's 'Stargazing Live'.
Explore the history of the Museum’s meteorite collection, handle a real space rock and join in our fun activities to learn more about these amazing objects.
See and learn more about the meteorite that fell on Beddgelert in 1949!
Experience star-gazing through the ages – what was it like to view the Moon and Mars through Galileo and Newton’s telescopes? How do they compare to a modern telescope?
Follow our Quiz Trail to the Evolution of Wales Gallery to discover more about the out-of-this-world objects on display.
See the Museum’s Moon rock sample (on loan from NASA) up close in never-seen-before detail, using the Open University’s Virtual Microscope.
Discover how the Museum’s Moon rock was collected in our short film, produced to mark the 40th anniversary of the first Apollo Moon landings.
Learn more about space in our family talks by Dr Bob Owens (National Museum Wales) and Fraser Lewis (Open University in Wales).
Visit the Clore Discovery Centre for lots of space-themed family activities.
Find out more about astronomy courses at the Open University’s ‘Advice Desk’.
Discover how schools can use robotic telescopes in Hawaii and Australia with the Faulkes Telescope Project.