Friday, February 14th, 2020 we start with holiday activities.
This Friday's holiday program differs slightly from the rest of the holiday:
- The presentation is not given in the morning, but only at 2.30 p.m.
- The light sword training are available all day long: in the morning and in the afternoon!
- The LEGO Table is available throughout the day in the Astronautroom
- The Space Shuttle will not ride on Friday February 14th.
During the Spring holiday (Friday, February 14th till Sunday, March 1st, 2020) Space Expo is open every day!
Light sabre training
Always wanted to learn how to wield a light sabre? Take part in a light sabre training session this Christmas holiday. Let us show you how to protect yourself from ‘the dark side’ in space. The training is given three times a day at the Central Core.
Times: 10:30-11:00 | 13:30 – 14:00 | 15:30 – 16:00.
Language: Dutch and English
Duration: Children can join in at any moment during the training.
Fun and educational talk: Star Wars versus reality
Star Wars takes place in a ‘Galaxy far, far away’, where the technology is far ahead of ours. In this fun and educational talk we’ll show you the differences, as well as the similarities, between Star Wars’ technology and our own. This lecture is given twice a day in the Ariane room.
Times: 11:30 - 12:00 | 14:30 – 15:00.
The lecture is interesting for children aged 7 and up.
Grab a chair and immerse yourself in science fiction. In the Ariane room, you can watch the greatest Star Wars trailers on a big screen.
Language: English with Dutch subtitles
The film presentation lasts approximately 20 minutes and can be seen in the Ariane room (continuous presentation, except for during the lectures).
LEGO table in the Astronaut room
Of course, you will want to use the inspiration gained at Space Expo to build your own spacy LEGO creations in the Astronaut room.
Pose for photos with your movie heroes
Several interesting characters, that look like they’ve come straight from the Star Wars universe, will be walking around at Space Expo on Saturday 22nd, Sunday 23rd, Saturday 29th of February and Sunday March 1st. Make a selfie with your favourite movie hero.
EXCURSION TO ESA ESTEC WITH THE SPACE SHUTTLE
Children over 9 years old can take our ‘Space Shuttle’ to the European Space Organization ESA ESTEC and visit various fascinating parts of the organization during an excursion. A valid ID card, passport or driver's license is required. There are limited spaces. It is not possible to book in advance. Minimum age is 9 years old.
Cost: € 6.50. You can buy tickets at the counter on the day of your visit.
Space Shuttle departure times: 11.30 | 13.30 | 15:00
Language: Dutch or English
Check the Space Shuttle page to see on which days a Space Shuttle tour is possible.
An exhibition from a galaxy far away
till 7 March 2020!
Millions of people from all over the world love Star Wars. A space saga told in no fewer than nine films, divided into three trilogies. Space Expo loves Star Wars, too. And because there’s a new Star Wars film in the cinemas, we’re hosting a very special presentation at Space Expo, put together by several Dutch collectors. Our holiday program is all about… A galaxy far away!