The Exhibitions and Gardens

The Exhibitions and Gardens

Visit Cité de l'Espace and discover the secrets of space! Explore the Moon, the Solar system, satellites, Mars and many more.


Space and Rugby

AN EXHIBITION OF LARGE-FORMAT IMMERSIVE VISUALS As part of the 2023 Rugby World Cup, the Cité de l’espace has joined forces with Stade Toulousain to launch a unique exhibition on the theme “Space and Rugby”. European capital of both Space and Rugby, Toulouse is hosting this double exhibition which highlights the similarities between rugby players […]



The News Corner

The new space dedicated to space news, produced in partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the National Centre for Space Studies (CNES) makes it possible to follow these European missions which ensure an almost uninterrupted presence of Europeans in the ISS.



The Solar System Quay

We often imagine that the Solar System is made up of eight planets that revolve around the sun, which is true but it's also much more. From this quay, embark on a journey across the expanse of the Solar System. Dive into the clouds and the moon of Saturn: Titan, discover celestial bodies and understand the waltz of comets.



The Observatory of the Universe

Under a starry vault, take a new look at the Universe and explore the sky above our heads. If you enjoy astronomy, the observatory is an essential place.



The Weather Hub

What will the weather be like tomorrow and in the coming days? A simple question which has also mobilised space since the first weather satellite in 1959 (the American Vanguard 2).



Spaceship Earth

What is the favourite destination of spacecraft? Mars or the Moon? In fact, it is the Earth, or more exactly the Earth's orbit! But what do we mean by spacecraft? Well , we are talking about satellites in particular.



The Launch Centre

3, 2, 1, 0, blast off! With the Launch Centre, watch rockets take off from several space centres, understand how a satellite is placed in orbit or admire a real Vulcain engine of Ariane 5.



Moon – Episode II, We’re Going back !

Fifty years after the Apollo feat and our first steps on the Moon, our natural satellite, Mankind has decided to return there. But this time the challenge is even crazier since it is a question of settling there. And that changes everything!



MIR Station

Visit an essential page in the history of human spaceflight! By walking through the different modules of the Mir station, discover how astronauts live and work in orbit.



A Spacewalk

We invite you on a spacewalk. Enjoy the four hectares of garden and be amazed by the real size of spacecraft like the Soyuz capsule, the Apollo Lunar Module, and so many more.