Museum of the Moon

Museum of the Moon

Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 - Sun, 20 Oct 2019

Venue: Leicester Cathedral

Luke Jerram's stunning Museum of the Moon will return to Leicester Cathedral this October, with each centimetre of the internally lit spherical sculpture representing 5km of the moon's surface. Measuring seven metres in diameter, the moon features detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface for a truly awe-inspiring experience.

Opening Times and Events

Friday 11 October
10.30am–5.00pm: Open*
7.00pm: Launch Evening

Saturday 12 October
1.30–5.00pm: Open*
7.30pm: A Moonlight Concert | £8.00, £5.00 (under 18s)

Sunday 13 October
12.15–5.30pm: Open*
6.30pm: Service of Compline in the Light of the Moon | Free

Monday 14 October
10.30am–5.00pm: Open*
7.00pm: Talk and Exhibits with the National Space Centre | £5.00, £3.00 (under 18s)

Tuesday 15 October
10.30am–5.00pm: Open*
7.00pm: Wine Tasting by Veeno | £20.00

Wednesday 16 October
10.30am–5.00pm: Open*
7.00pm: Silent Disco for under 16s | £5.00, £3.00 (accompanying adults)

Thursday 17 October
10.30am–5.00pm: Open*
7.30pm: Silent Disco for students and adults | £7.00

Friday 18 October
10.30am–5.00pm: Open*
6.30–8.30pm: Evening Opening

Saturday 19 October
10.30am–4.00pm: Open*
7.00pm: Music and Light Concert | £10.00, £8.00 (concession)

Sunday 20 October
12.15–5.00pm: Open*
6.00pm: Celebration Service | Free

Find out more and buy tickets to the events on the Leicester Cathedral website.

* Please note there will be daily services held in the Chapel of St Dunstan at 8.30am, 1.00 and 5.30pm. Services also take place on Sunday morning.

Museum of the moon is co-commissioned by a number of creative organisations brought together by Luke Jerram and Norfolk & Norwich Festival. These include At-Bristol, Kimmel Center, Lakes Alive, Provincial Domain Dommelhof, Brighton Festival, Greenwich+Docklands International Festival, Without Walls, Les Tombées de la Nuit, Rennes and Cork Midsummer Festival. The artwork has also been created in partnership with the UK Space Agency, University of Bristol, ArtScience Museum and The Association for Science and Discovery Centres.

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