Planetarium

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A trip to our planetarium is 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. Buy your tickets on the day in venue.

Planetarium shows

During school holidays the Planetarium will follow the weekend timetable. For a full list of school holiday times click here.

Tickets

  • Adult £2.50
    Child £1.50
    Family £7.00
    Members half price
  • There is one free show every day and this will be the 10 minute 'The sky at night' show. Free tickets will be available at the information desk.
  • Tickets are available on the day of the show from 10am until 15 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 booked in advance.

Show transcripts

Further information

Blogs

New Planetarium shows are out of this world!

New Planetarium shows are out of this world!

16 June

World Museum’s Planetarium launches a brand new programme of shows beginning on Monday 20 June. Read more about New Planetarium shows are out of this world!

Major Tim Peake telephones the museum from space!

World Museum celebrates Tim Peake’s return to Earth

13 June

After six months floating almost 200 miles above the planet on the International Space Station, Major Tim Peake returns to Earth on Saturday 18 June. At World Museum, we’ve followed his trip closely. Read more about World Museum celebrates Tim Peake’s return to Earth