about the exhibition

Cosmos Discovery is the largest travelling astronautics exhibition in the world.

Occupying a space of more than 3000 m2 and featuring more than 200 original exhibits from both the USA and the Soviet union, realistic models of rockets and space planes, walkthrough models of orbital stations as well as unique authentic documents.

The exhibition has been prepared by JVS GROUP in collaboration with NASA, Cosmosphere, national space agencies and a number of international experts.

The Cosmos Discovery exhibition maps the development of manned space flights from the historical beginnings to the present day.

The grand exhibition features the Russian Sputnik, the space dog Laika and Yuri Gagarin. It also includes the American Apollo and the Russian Lunokhod lunar programmes. A giant model of the Saturn rocket and the original Russian Soyuz rocket are also on display at the exhibition, as is a wide range of space suits. Spacecraft and space station parts and the Houston Mission Control Centre are bound to attract the most attention. In addition, the exhibition features the diorama technology, allowing visitors to walk on the Moon and Mars. The interactive Cosmos Camp offers visitors a chance try out the demanding astronaut training or a 3D Moonwalk.



NEWS

Breaking news from the exhibition.

  • First preparations have started for the world exhibition at the Incheba Expo Bratislava centre. Perfect 3D plans serve as the basis for a giant show, which includes original parts of rockets, orbitals stations and space shuttles, space suits and many authentic documents. But before the show can be put up, the galleries housing it need to be constructed.

    First preparations have started for the world exhibition

  • The exhibition includes a Cosmo Camp – a giant playzone for astronauts, big and small. Apart from standard simulators and training equipment used by real astronauts, you can try out taking part in a Moon mission using special 3D glasses. This space journey, which also includes the landing moments, is right now being programmed in a renowned graphic studio.

    COSMO CAMP

    The exhibition includes a Cosmo Camp

  • First exhibits have arrived in Slovakia!
After a long journey over the ocean and under strict security, the original NASA artefacts have made it to the capital of Slovakia.

    Exhibits in Slovakia

    First exhibits have arrived in Slovakia!



GALLERY

A sample of what the exhibition holds in store

  • fotografie artefaktov

    COSMOS DISCOVERY

    photos of exhibits

  • fotografie artefaktov

    COSMOS DISCOVERY

    photos of exhibits

  • fotografie artefaktov

    COSMOS DISCOVERY

    photos of exhibits

  • fotografie artefaktov

    COSMOS DISCOVERY

    photos of exhibits

  • fotografie artefaktov

    COSMOS DISCOVERY

    photos of exhibits

  • fotografie artefaktov

    COSMOS DISCOVERY

    photos of exhibits



FOR SCHOOL CLASSES

The Cosmos Discovery world astronautics exhibition enables students to relive the real stories of heroes, touch the Moon, take a seat in the Space Shuttle cockpit and walk through a space station.

The Cosmos Discovery exhibition maps the development of manned space flights from the beginnings to the present day. It includes over 200 original artefacts from the US and the USSR, realistic models of rockets and spaceplanes, walkthrough representations of orbital stations and unique authentic documents.

Each visitor will get a Space Card relating to a real astronaut, whose space mission is described in more detail at the exhibition.

The exhibition gives you the chance to see the Russian Sputnik, the space dog Laika and Gagarin. It also features the Apollo lunar programme and the Russian Lunokhod. It includes a large model of the Saturn rocket and the original Russian Soyuz. Moreover, a wide range of space suits are on display. Spacecraft and space station parts and the Houston Mission Control Center attract the most attention. In addition, the exhibition features the diorama technology, allowing you to walk on the Moon and Mars, and an interactive Cosmo Camp, offering you the chance to try out the demanding astronaut training.

Item descriptions are available at the exhibition and, in addition to that, audio guides are handed out to visitors, providing spoken commentary.

Discounts are available for groups of students accompanied by teachers and the accompanying teacher can visit the exhibition free of charge.

You can also download our quiz and test your or your students' knowledge





Visiting schedule

In the exhibition area it is strictly forbidden to:

Wear jackets, coats, cloaks, umbrellas, bags, handbags, backpacks and oversized luggage

Use the camera with a flashlight or stand, or record a video

Eat or drink

Touch the exhibited artefacts, pedestals or showcases

Make calls or speak loudly

Entry with a gun, sharp objects and glass containers

Be intoxicated with alcohol or drugs

Smoke

Bring animals

It is forbidden to take pictures with a flashlight turned on or to make audio-video records during the exhibition. The visitor may go through a security check at the entrance. The security guard is allowed to perform the body search when needed.

Each ticket has a bar code and a control token that will be checked with a scanning machine or torn off at the entrance. Once the ticked is scanned or the token was torn off it is not possible to neither use it again nor return it.

The ticket falsification is punishable. In case the ticket was damaged, lost or stolen it won’t be replaced with a new one and no compensation will be offered. Keep your ticket in a safe place!

The organizer is not responsible for any problems caused by the unauthorized copying of this ticket.

The paid admission and service fees cannot be returned. The ticket cannot be exchanged.

In case of event’s cancellation it is necessary to claim the admission fee return at the place, the ticket was purchased.

The compensation of special costs (e.g. hotel, transportation) is not provided.

The owner of this ticket approves that the pictures, movies or video-records with him/her can be produced and further used without any monetary compensation.



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FAQ

How long does it take to see the whole exhibition?
The visitors spend 2 hours in the exhibition usually. It’s better to count with the same amount of time.

Is it allowed to take pictures or make videos during the exhibition?
Yes, but only without flashlight and camera stands, and only for your own usage. Besides this, only teachers not students can take photos and make videos due to the huge number of student visitors.

How many persons are included in a family ticket?
The family admission includes max. 5 persons – two adults and three children max. 14 years old. Each child on top, must have own ticket, that is valid only together with the family one.

Is there a souvenir store in the exhibition?
Yes. In our souvenir store you can choose from a wide variety of literature and image publications about Titanic. We offer high quality replicas, jewellery and other souvenirs resembling Titanic as well.

Is it allowed to enter the exhibition with a baby stroller?
Only push-chairs are allowed to enter the exhibition, not the big strollers.

Are there relaxing places for the seniors?
Yes. The whole area of the exhibition provides adequate number of places to sit.

Can I take my pet with me to the exhibition (dog, cat and other animals)?
No. The animals are prohibited.



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The Cosmos Discovery world astronautics exhibition

Relive the real stories of the heroes, touch the Moon, take a seat in the Space Shuttle cockpit and walk through a space station. The Cosmos Discovery exhibition maps the development of manned space flights from the beginnings to the missions of the future. It includes over 200 original artefacts from the US and the USSR, realistic models of rockets and spaceplanes, walkthrough representations of orbital stations and unique authentic documents. Each visitor will get a Space Card relating to a real astronaut, whose space mission is described in more detail at the exhibition. The exhibition offers a unique learning experience and a lot of fun for the whole of the family.

OPENING TIMES

Every day from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. The ticket office closes at 7 p.m.

OVER 200 ARTEFACTS

The collaboration with the US company Cosmosphere gives you the opportunity to see original NASA artefacts.

BOOKING

To enjoy the exhibition without having to wait, we recommend booking your tickets in advance. You can book your ticket for a specific date and time.

+421 918 117 118

This is the telephone number for the exhibition, where the operators will be happy to provide any answers that you have not found on our website.

WHEELCHAIR ACCESS

The exhibition is wheelchair accessible, including WC toilets, cafe and changing

SOUVENIRS

The exhibition includes a souvenir gift shop offering a wide range of spaceflight-related items.

AUDIO GUIDES

Each visitor can borrow an audio guide – a headphone set enabling the visitor to listen to detailed commentary on the different exhibits.

COFFEESHOP

We are offering good coffee, snacks and small refreshment at the venue



Tickets

The time indicated on the ticket refers to the beginning of a 30 minute slot. That means that you will be allowed entry to the exhibition within 30 minutes of the time indicated on the ticket. The organiser reserves the right to move the slot should the security/safety situation so require.



ADMISSION FEES Mo-Fr    Sa-Su
Adults 14 € 16 €
Students/seniors 10 € 14 €
(over 65 years of age)
Children 9 € 10 €
(6-15 years of age)
Families 31 € 36 €
(2 adults and up to 3 children up to and including 15 years of age)
ZTP/P disability card holders 9 € 10 €
(free entry for persons accompanying them)
GROUPS Mo-Fr Sa-Su
School classes of 10 or more students 8 € 10 €
(free entry for 1 teacher for every 10 students)

Tickets are available on the spot even once they cannot be booked anymore! Please click and chose the date and time.





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INCHEBA EXPO BRATISLAVA Viedenská cesta 3409Bratislava-Petržalka 851 01 Slovensko


Phone: +421 918 117 118

vstupenky@jvsgroup.sk