Contact details

  • 25 Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town
  • Shows Daily
  • Closed on Workers' Day, Christmas Day and the first Monday of every month (excluding school holidays)
  • Tel: +27 (0)21 481 3900
  • Adults (19 years and older) R40
    Children, students and SA Pensioners R20

Permanent Exhibitions


Please note the Planetarium is closed from 18th July 2016 for refurbishment, reopening mid-year 2017

The Planetarium, which is housed in the South African Museum building in Cape Town, is a celestial theatre in the round, utilising the complex Minolta star machine and multiple projectors to transport the audience through the wonders of the universe. The ultimate in armchair travel.

Inside the domed auditorium, we can recreate the night sky, so whatever the weather outside, the Planetarium sky is always clear, an extraordinary audio-visual experience for old and young.