Science in Brussels: Astronauts & Dinosaurs

from £205pp

Based on 3 days

Suitable for Secondary Schools


As well as being the hub of European politics, Brussels is a great destination for budding scientists.  With a number of excellent visits on offer, students can broaden their knowledge of a number of areas of science.

At the Euro Space Center, you can experience life as an astronaut, with exciting space flight and micro-gravity simulators!  Journey back thousands of years into the past and learn all about dinosaurs at the Royal Institute of Natural Science or you might even choose to visit the Planetarium and experience a world without boundaries and marvel at the beauty of a starry sky.

There will also be the opportunity to spend some leisure time exploring this fascinating city, and don’t forget to sample some Belgian chocolate!

Our Suggested Itinerary

This itinerary is based on travelling by coach, but let us know if you would prefer to travel by air.

  1. Day 1

    Coach journey from school to Brussels.

    After checking in your accommodation, get your bearings and brush up on your local knowledge with our outstanding walking tour of Brussels.

  2. Day 2

    Spend an out-of-this-world day at the Euro Space Center.  Activities include a space show, free fall slide, a space rotor, a moonwalk, a walk on Mars and more.  Your students will also have the chance of doing a hands-on workshop!

    Then round up your day with some leisure time at Grand Place, one of the most beautiful squares in Europe!

  3. Day 3

    In the morning visit the Royal Institute of Natural Sciences, with Europe’s biggest Dinosaur Gallery!


    Visit the Planetarium where you can discover the marvels of a starry sky projected on a 23m diameter, 360° screen.

    Then, before making your way back home, ascend the Atomium, the structure representing an iron crystalline molecule, with exhibitions inside the nine spheres.

    Return journey to the UK.

Sleepwell Youth Hostel Brussels


For our Belgium trips, most of our schools tend to stay at the Sleep Well Youth Hostel or the Auberge de Jeunesse Jacques Brel.  All the accommodation we use is safe and secure and especially suited to schools. We also audit our accommodation and our auditing regime is verified by independent experts.

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Science in Brussels: Astronauts & Dinosaurs

from £205pp

Based on 3 days

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