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Planetarium

A planetarium show

A trip to our free planetariumis a must for all visitors to the museum! You can blast off on a spectacular journey through space and time, learning about the Universe on your way.  

The planetarium had a major re-vamp in 2012 to include a new digital projection system, which has transformed the planetarium's shows. You can see photos of the refurbishment on Flickr|.

This new technology creates mind-blowing shows where you will be able to get up-close to the moon or the volcanoes of Mars from the comfort of your seat. Our new digital show is called 'Chronicle of a Journey to Earth'.

Planetarium shows

Tickets

  • Entrance to the planetarium is free.
  • Tickets are available on the day of the show from 10am until 5 minutes before the show starts (or until they are all gone, whichever is sooner).
  • Tickets are only available from the information desk on the ground floor and are on a first come first served basis.
  • Tickets cannot be pre-booked in advance.

Further information