Cité de l’Espace is full of hands-on exhibits and brimming with modern technology. For the entrance fee, visitors to Space City get the chance to dock a space shuttle (not a real one, obviously – it’s just a simulator) and visit the Mir space station high up above the earth. It’s very difficult to miss on the city outskirts, as it’s signposted by a 50m-tall space rocket. Budding astronauts will love it.
8 Avenue Jean Gonord, 31200 Toulouse / +33 (0)5 67 22 23 24 / www.cite-espace.com