See Tim Peake’s Spacecraft and Stargaze at Shildon

Friday 15th December 2017 from 16:00pm to 21:00pm

Shildon National Railway Museum

Dale Road Industrial Estate, Shildon, DL4 2RE, North East


The National Railway Museum in Shildon hosts an exhibition from 22nd November 2017 to 15th January 2018 featuring the actual Soyuz spacecraft that returned British Astronaut Tim Peake to Earth! You can even experience this 400km journey yourself in Virtual Reality!

And it's free of charge! (small additional cost for VR experience)

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting

Corona virus

Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is likely that this event has been cancelled or postponed. If you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!


Admission by pre-booked ticket only. Please call the event venue on 01904 685780 for details.

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